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BetaNews: IBM Turns to Open Source Development

Jun 15, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Is open source changing the way that software is made? It is at IBM. BetaNews sat down with Doug Heintzman, IBM Software Group's VP of Strategy and Technology, to discuss the adoption of a hybrid development model called Community Source that combines the best elements of the open source model with decades of IBM programming practice.

"This componentization, says IBM, will liberate the creativity of programmers, drive efficiency, and bring products to the marketplace at a faster rate then was previously possible--avoiding a top down approach that IBM says could make Microsoft's Longhorn obsolete upon arrival..."

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