On 04/27/2010 05:00 PM, John Meyer wrote:
> On 4/27/2010 5:53 PM, Julio Biason wrote:
>> se it's open source it doesn't mean you can't charge for it.
>> So I'm guessing that's what John Meyer asked what open source have to
>> with money.
> Actually what I was asking is what did money have to do with the way
> that our applications authenticate themselves to Twitter (either through
> Basic, oAuth or xAuth) and the method that we preferred based upon our
> application.  I never intended an open source vs money arguement; what I
> was trying to say is that while he had one way of doing a CLI client I
> may have another that does require authentication. So why should mine
> have to potentially break the application by using a browser?
It shouldn't. But mine will use the browser. And I will charge money for
it. It may or may not be open source - as people have pointed out, there
are precedents for charging money for open source software.

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

"A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." ~ Paul Erdős

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