Beliavsky wrote:The "venal" part might have to do something with it - I do not know
> On Jul 14, 3:30 pm, Toon Moene <t...@moene.indiv.nluug.nl> wrote:
>> Yet I'm raked over the coals when I point out on the GNU CC IRC channel
>> that GNU Fortran is driven by volunteers, while the rest of GCC is using
>> mercenaries ...
> The first definition of "mercernary" at http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mercenary
> 1. working or acting merely for money or other reward; venal.
> and the other developers probably resent being described as working
where it's implied.
Of course, that's beyond the point I wanted to make: Given that so many
It's not like there's a shortage of people wanting to work on them,
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