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Linux, We Have a PR Problem

Feb 12, 2008, 01:45 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sarah Stokely)

"A few weeks ago a former boss and mentor of mine made my jaw drop by asking me, 'Why has open source failed?'.

"I don't agree with him for a second that it has--open source is becoming pervasive, which is the only reason fiercely proprietary companies like Microsoft are starting to make approaches to the open source community. But his comment drove home for me that one of the biggest barriers open source faces is a plain old PR problem..."

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