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WideOpenNews: Open Source Developers Need to Convince Fence-Sitters

Mar 30, 2000, 22:11 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Anne Speedie)

"A new study from Survey.com underlines the ways open source Unix developers can win over IT professionals considering the switch to Linux or open BSD...."

"Even among nonadopters, there seems to be some hope for open source providers. The nonadopters list support for applications, improved vendor support, better support for drivers and peripherals, and trained personnel as the best way to win their hearts."

"More than 62,000 IT professionals were invited to take part in the online survey. Results are based on the 2,000 who responded, offering a general, if not exact, view into what IT pros are thinking about Linux and open source. Survey.com released the final results of their survey earlier this week."

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