Thanks. I agree. My girlfriend, a disabled and impoverished journalist [thanks, internet for turning everyone into a “credible news” source — not] relies on open source word processing.
I am not wealthy, and I am only learning all the languages I’m learning now because I don’t have to buy them from Microsoft, as people once had to do.
But how to solve the puzzle?
I wonder if we could have code which is sourced under licenses which depend on the author and the user combination.
So, micropayments of varying amounts, depending on the author and the user. Some user/author combinations would be without charge.