[Interest] Digia to acquire Qt from Nokia
rui.maciel at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 16:28:35 CEST 2012
On 08/13/2012 03:14 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> So, in all, you*may* be right that giving a product under a freer licence
> lowers its monetary value -- it's intuitive.
That is also debatable. For example, Red Hat manages to pull an annual
revenue of around 1 billion dollars while giving away their product
under a FLOSS license. I really doubt they could pull this off if they
had based their business on a stack of proprietary software. After all,
what's the monetary value of something that no one wants to spend money on?
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