Community 2.0Jul 08, 2009, 13:04 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Stone)
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"A multi-billion dollar industry was created, by accident, from something invented for a completely different purpose. Unforeseen by RMS, it just happens that the economics of open source, which reduces the opportunity cost of obtaining software by trading in source code instead of money, is fundamentally sound. Business created on the foundation of fundamentally sound economics is bound to be successful. In retrospect, it can be seen that there was little doubt that Red Hat would be successful.
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