Free as in Kittens

April 29, 2007

ALA TechSource | IT and Sympathy “…technologies are “free” as in “free kittens,” not free as in “free beer.” They come with maintenance and deployment issues, from opening ports on a secure network, to how much bandwidth they will use, to how much time IT personnel need to devote to deploying and maintaining the “free” software.” So much more apt than Free as in speech and beer Darren Wershler Henry wrote about.

One Response to “Free as in Kittens”

  1. I like the analogy, but I had no idea kittens had deployment issues. You learn something new every day!