Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Linux kernel R&D worth over 1bn euros

Feb 25, 2010, 15:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Austin Modine)

"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."

Complete Story

Related Stories: