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Is Open Source Professional?

Scripting News:

Saying someone is an amateur doesn't mean they're inexperienced or the work is low quality. It simply means they don't do it for pay. A long time ago Olympic atheletes had to be amateurs. It was considered a higher calling, people who do something just to be excellent, not to make money.

Interesting argument in light of Dave's past comments about open source and how money is a reliable indicator of professionalism re:software.


Ah, but Dave's not vegetarian, so should we hit Veg-City Diner one day next week for lunch? Maybe Wednesday?