[Gllug] Gates, self proclaimed father of open-source

Paul Brazier pbrazier at cosmos-uk.co.uk
Fri Nov 9 16:38:08 UTC 2001

> yeah, but Bill and Melinda(?) do give shed loads of cash to worthwhile
> causes, and its not all in windows license tax write offs.  i 
> do have a
> level of respect for the man, as he doesnt take *every* opportunity to
> let people know how much of a nice guy he really is.

Not sure if this is sarcasm or not, but it's easy to be generous when
you're filthy rich.
It's like someone stealing 50 pounds off you then expecting your
gratitude when they give you 1 pound back.

This quite apart from the fact that I'm sure there's a sound financial
reason behind every donation.

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