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Speeding Up Free Software Adoption: External and Internal Routes to Success

Jan 30, 2008, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

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"Striking a balance between mindsets might be a factor on which the success of Free software is hinged. Put simply, a struggle against so-called 'pragmatism' may have been one of the greatest barriers to wider adoption of Free software. However, at the same time, such a struggle ensures that Free software never devolves to become excessively assimilated to proprietary software, at which point its fundamental goals are simply not met.

"Over the past 25 years, Free software fought its growing pains and became an integral part of the computer industry..."

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