Regarding the open source movement, How does this differ from a free market?
People cooperating and competing as they want sounds to me just like a free
market. I don't see how some people can see this as anti-free market.
Certainly, the open source movement is open and not regulated by any
government body. Voluntary acceptance of standards and protocols is not
Isn't even the grounding metaphor in Raymond's "The Cathedral and the
Bazaar" (at http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/ ) for open
source a market? The bazaar?
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