MIT Technology Review: The Open-Source Solution
Jan 08, 2007, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Constantine)
"As you read this, countless programmers worldwide are
collaborating to write, refine, and debug open-source software.
Open-source pioneer Richard Stallman estimates that a million
programmers now contribute to these efforts, in which the original
written form of the code--the source--is made freely available for
everyone to work on and worry over. Once a fringe phenomenon, the
practice has grown into a major force in software development.
"Open source is both a movement and a method..."