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Source Code Isn't A Standard

Oct 09, 2009, 06:02 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)

"I get the impression many people who deal with open source expect source code to act like a standard, or serve as some kind of substitute for a standard. Ergo, something built on Linux should be cross-compatible with everything built in Linux. I see variations of this formula -- not always spoken out loud -- among people who see open source as a panacea."

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