Almost nobody owns JUST MACS, or just Windows. Own what you want, just don't keep raising my taxes to buy proprietary software for government/public administration.You'd rather have them raised for training people to use, maintain and patch opensource alternatives?
My sentiments exactly! Because we all know that the "free support" you get from most open source programs support forums (I say forums because very few have dedicated or paid options for phone/email support) borders on abuse in most forums where the person has a question about something that makes the program look bad.
Actually, I'd rather have people stop endlessly debating all these so-called 'issues' and just start writing some decent code.
Because from what I've seen, in my lowly role as a network support engineer, neither
camp has much over the other one when it comes to product quality. Individual products (be they proprietary or FOSS) may be excellent, but the overall state of software development - and support
- leaves a lot to be desired.