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Discussion on: Should Profitable Companies Fund Open Source They Use?

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Luke Westby

I think open source development should be publicly funded, similarly to grant programs that exist for the arts and for research science.

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Pan Chasinga Author

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I don't disagree, but it is a skewed perspective considering today's companies use open sources to reap profits and hardly give back.

Publicly funded is great if the projects are limited to be used freely for nonprofit or non-commercial purposes.