Linux Journal: cat /dev/DiBona/brain: Spreading the Wealth and Walking the Walk
May 27, 2004, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris DiBona)
"I recently attended the Open Source Business Conference, and as
I walked along the aisles of the main keynote hall, I watched my
fellow conference goers, and it got me thinking.
"Clayton Christensen was up there going on about innovation this
and company that at this well-attended gathering of what I would
consider pretty high-end executive talent. The talk of the
conference was, as you have likely gleaned from its title,
open-source software development, methodologies and business. How
you use it. How it came to be. How others use it. How it is
maintained. How you can take part. How is company X taking part?
Why is open-source software so grand? And so on and so forth. All
of them were good talks, mostly given by people for whom I have a
good amount of respect. There was only one glaring problem..."