The Secret's Out On Open Source
Feb 18, 2008, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew McKenzie)
"What is the most important difference between open-source and
proprietary software development? That's a secret--although not in
the way that you might think.
"As I mentioned yesterday, many proprietary software vendors
believe that secrecy is an important ally in battle to protect the
security of their products. When Coverity uses its code-analysis
tools to hunt bugs in a proprietary app, for example, the
results--and the response--are usually kept under wraps..."