Subject: Re: Cygnus and proprietary software
From: "Joel N. Weber II" <devnull@gnu.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 18:24:36 -0500 (EST)

   > You can make much better software if you're making free software.

   Why?  What stops proprietary companies from listening to their
   customers, treating their developers as adult professionals, and
   paying some attention to quality?

Money is generally made from promising the customer that it will work,
not fom actually making it work...