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Comment: Re:I made the point earlier (Score 1) 106

by schoett (#39596047) Attached to: Hackers Can Easily Lift Credit Card Info From a Used Xbox

Open source is different in that anyone peeved about some missing or unfriendly feature can implement it. You do not need to become an official committer; just put your patch on the mailing list and it is likely to be picked up and integrated.

Open source is different in that people generally strive to build the best software they can; there is no management saying "This is good enough; we're not going to bother with feature/problem X", or worse, as in this case, "there is no problem X".

"What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite." -- Bertrand Russell, _Sceptical_Essays_, 1928