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..."