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Software Developer Times: Proving Open Source Still Matters

Mar 31, 2001, 17:00 (32 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by J.D. Hildebrand)

[ Thanks to J.D. Hildebrand for this link. ]

"All of this points out the need for a comprehensive, credible, longitudinal study of the real cost of running a business with open-source versus closed-source proprietary software."

"Such a study can be funded by the open-source community, but it must be conducted by a third-party research firm. And the open-source community must commit now, before seeing the results, to publishing in full the analysts' findings."

"We've all heard Linux zealots claim total-cost-of-ownership advantages. Now it is time for them to put up or shut up."

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