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Do you use Open Source code in professional software?

Survey period: 14 Jul 2014 to 21 Jul 2014

"Professional Software" meaning "code you were paid to write".

OptionVotes% 
Yes, as often as I can28314.31
Yes, when it makes sense1,08154.65
Yes, when there aren't any other sensible options1899.56
Yes in extreme or rare cases1296.52
No20210.21
I don't write professional software944.75



 
GeneralRe: Whenever it does what I need... Pin
Trajan McGill14-Jul-14 6:05
Trajan McGill14-Jul-14 6:05 
GeneralLibraries and other code Pin
Davide Zaccanti13-Jul-14 22:03
Davide Zaccanti13-Jul-14 22:03 
GeneralRe: Libraries and other code Pin
Mycroft Holmes14-Jul-14 0:35
professionalMycroft Holmes14-Jul-14 0:35 
GeneralEdict from on high! Pin
Mycroft Holmes13-Jul-14 21:14
professionalMycroft Holmes13-Jul-14 21:14 
GeneralRe: Edict from on high! Pin
AlexCode13-Jul-14 22:14
professionalAlexCode13-Jul-14 22:14 
GeneralRe: Edict from on high! Pin
Mycroft Holmes14-Jul-14 0:31
professionalMycroft Holmes14-Jul-14 0:31 
GeneralRe: Edict from on high! Pin
Dan Neely14-Jul-14 2:51
Dan Neely14-Jul-14 2:51 
GeneralRe: Edict from on high! Pin
JaredThirsk15-Jul-14 18:36
JaredThirsk15-Jul-14 18:36 
Mycroft Holmes wrote:
We are strongly discouraged from using open source code - management want someone they can beat on if the tool goes wrong, besides us minions that is.


Wow, do you mind sharing the name of the company so that I can make a mental note never to get a job there?
GeneralCouldn't this be narrowed down to one answer? Pin
Sander Rossel13-Jul-14 20:49
professionalSander Rossel13-Jul-14 20:49 
GeneralRe: Couldn't this be narrowed down to one answer? Pin
musefan13-Jul-14 23:26
musefan13-Jul-14 23:26 
GeneralRe: Couldn't this be narrowed down to one answer? Pin
Sander Rossel13-Jul-14 23:44
professionalSander Rossel13-Jul-14 23:44 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
14-Jul-14 7:31
professionalN_tro_P14-Jul-14 7:31 
GeneralRe: Couldn't this be narrowed down to one answer? Pin
Jeremy Falcon14-Jul-14 5:07
professionalJeremy Falcon14-Jul-14 5:07 
GeneralIn Extreme cases Pin
koolprasad200313-Jul-14 19:03
professionalkoolprasad200313-Jul-14 19:03 

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