A Reply to Howard Strauss

Saturday, November 08 2003 @ 09:08 pm CST

Contributed by: Linegod

I read an article this morning, written by Howard Strauss that was published in the Princeton University Syllabus. In it, Mr. Strauss suggests that using Open Source Software is tantamount to falling for one of the Nigerian advance fee scams.

No doubt there will be many replies to such flame bait from the community; a more reasonable response may be just to ignore the ignorance. However, I decided to write an open letter to clarify a few things that Mr. Strauss obviously has difficulty with.

Read the full thing here

A very well written letter. Definately worth the read.