[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: On2 vs libvp62

Rich Felker dalias
Thu Apr 20 05:22:04 CEST 2006

On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 08:36:39AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> bad it is.  The reason bad closed source is perhaps more wide-spread
> is that behind a bad commercial product there is usually a marketing
> department that may be able to spin something that makes the product
> sell despite its flaws.  An open source product is promoted by its
> quality alone, meaning that the bad ones won't be used by many people.

No, unfortunately "open source" has marketing departments too. Just
look at Xiph.org! Or an even better example: Redhat and all their
horrible bugware/bloatware (GNOME, gcc, glibc, ...).


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