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Open Source's Next Steps

Aug 12, 2007, 02:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Brooks)

"Last month, Fortune magazine ran an interesting article about how Microsoft got its groove on in the massive Chinese market by striking deals with China's government and how Microsoft's success in China appears to be coming at the expense of Linux and open-source software.

"The Fortune article points specifically to China's homegrown Red Flag Linux distribution, but when I read the story, my thoughts turned instead to Sun Microsystems' ill-fated deal with the Chinese government to deploy as many as 200 million Linux-based PCs in the country..."

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