From: Eric Wong <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [DRAFT v1] mission statement: keeping Free Software inexpensive Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:35:14 +0000 Message-ID: <20170323013514.GA24899@whir> (raw) The overarching theme for 80x24.org is to reduce cost to use and develop Free Software. That includes reducing transfer and storage costs, improving performance and lowering memory usage while preserving freedom from vendor lock-in. Unfortunately, some of these goals conflict... Better performance and low memory usage often require more development time and more difficult-to-use languages. Scripting languages reduce distribution and verifiability overhead; as there's no need to deal with reproducible builds or providing per-architecture binaries; but often at reduced performance than compiled languages. ...
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