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«Linus Torvalds thus views competition as a source of progress more important than anyone’s ability to come up with bright ideas. Alan Kay perceives market constraints as a stumbling block insurmountable for the brightest idea. The fact that Linux is vastly more successful than Smalltalk is thus fully aligned with the creators’ values.» - http://www.yosefk.com/blog/what-worse-is-better-vs-the-right-thing-is-really-about.html


«And I felt a counter-outrage, for the first time. ...What good are your ideals if you end up dead? Technical superiority without evolutionary superiority? Evolutionary inferiority means “dead”. How can “dead” be technically superior?»

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