5 Apr 2002 lev   » (Journeyer)

Positively Diluted

In the elder days, Open Source is the way of computing. Back then, the right of sharing needed no explicit grants. The good old days. Things got a bit complicated when the mass got into the picture. They started complaining that our software isn't user friendly. They've forgotten, if they knew it in the first place, that those software were never supposed to be used by them.

However, the Open Source people are very kind indeed. "If the average users want to use our software, why not we make it easier to use for the mass? why don't we promote the use of our software to benefit more people?". Many Open Source people had voluntarily take up the responsibility of making better software for the mass. Thereafter, the Open Source culture was diluted, positively for the better.

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