Open Source... Why...?

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Open Source... Why...?

#1 Post by Rasmus9000 » 2013-05-29 12:30

Hi,

I have to do a full report, all about FileZilla, here in school.

Please help me out a little, why is FileZilla a open source projeck...? Any one...

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#2 Post by boco » 2013-05-29 14:32

Erm, because the developer has chosen this type of distribution?

I guess he will give you a definite answer soon.
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#3 Post by botg » 2013-05-30 10:13

At some point more than 12 years ago it seemed like a good idea to do so.

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#4 Post by boco » 2013-05-30 12:03

And it still is.
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#5 Post by Rasmus9000 » 2013-05-31 06:35

botg wrote:At some point more than 12 years ago it seemed like a good idea to do so.
Yeah I understand that, and I understand that it still is. But do U have a specific reason why, I really would like to have the answer for my school project...

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#6 Post by botg » 2013-05-31 06:45

The idea of Open Source software was (and still is) cool and was appealing to me. Sadly I cannot recall the specifics anymore, it's been too long.

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#7 Post by Rasmus9000 » 2013-05-31 06:52

botg wrote:The idea of Open Source software was (and still is) cool and was appealing to me. Sadly I cannot recall the specifics anymore, it's been too long.
OKi, that's super. Thanks a lot for taking your time to answer, both of you !
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