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LXer: Understanding the Linux and Open Software Development Model

Nov 09, 2005, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

"Companies spread falsehoods about Open Source methods of development out of fear that it threatens their revenue stream. I saw this first hand in a Senate committee meeting when a member of the BSA testified against a Bill I supported. Others simply conjure up images of wild-eyed hackers breaking into computer systems and writing bugs. Simply put, anyone under that impression suffers from hysterical propaganda..."

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