Anyone who has worked in this field for a while had heard the arguments for and against 'free' linux distros. Heck, my distro of choice, Slackware, is free. Debian and FreeBSD. Small-business folk, and anyone working on a shoe-string IT budget, has been through this one. Which is why this quote just makes it all work out:
Remember kids, Linux is only free if your time is worthless.Yep, that's it right there. A well known adage, but still, bears repeating.