Linux kernel R&D worth over 1bn euros
Feb 25, 2010, 15:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Austin Modine)
WEBINAR: On-demand webcast
How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >
"How much would it cost the European Union to cobble together
the Linux kernel from scratch?
"The development costs would reach over a billion euros (or
about £900m, or $1.4bn USD), according to researchers from
the University of Oviendo, Spain. Jesús
García-García and Mª Isabel Alonso de Magdaleno
are set to present this open source thought experiment at the
European Union's Conference on Corporate R&D next month."