Subject: Re: crux of the essence
From: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Date: 15 Oct 2001 14:44:57 -0700

Tom Lord <> writes:

>        Do you consider it a fundamental bug in capitalism that almost
>        everybody who paints paintings, or does any other type of fine
>        art, gets paid next to nothing?
> Yes.

In fact, I agree.  To my mind, that bug is more important than any one
specific to free software.