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internetnews.com: Kept Alive by Open Source

Aug 07, 2005, 17:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to tk421 for this link. ]

"In 1999, Eric S. Raymond published The Cathedral & the Bazaar, a seminal tome on the open source movement in which he writes: 'Every good work of software starts by scratching a developer's personal itch.'

"Beloved old technologies don't die. They go open source. For some reason the open source model has enabled dead and dying technologies to stay alive long after commercial interests left them to rot..."

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