Subject: Re: Developers/Free Software/Open Source
From: Lynn Winebarger <owinebar@free-expression.org>
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 12:22:40 -0500

On Saturday 01 March 2003 12:02, Robin 'Roblimo' Miller wrote:
> >>There are two basic ways to approach art/writing/music/programming:
> >>
> >>1 - Scratch my own itch
> >>
> >>2 - Find a need and fill it
> >
> >   1 and 2 are not mutually exclusive.
> 
> True. If your passion is running a used car lot, and you acquire the 

    I thought we were talking about itches, not passions.  We're
usually not as unique in our needs as we might like to think we
are.
    Now, convincing others that your whiz-bang autoscratcher will 
do the trick for their (substantially similar) itch is a whole 
other trick.
    
Lynn