The Next Frontier for Open Source
Jun 09, 2008, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Zemlin)
"Open Source is still a disruptive idea. It has moved beyond
that in server operating systems, of course, with Linux on 20% of
servers shipped these days. That's known as being 'mainstream.' But
the effects of open source development and business models continue
to be heavily disruptive as they spread into new technology
markets. Disruption often benefits consumers directly.
"Cell phones are the next device that will move to open
standards. Whether the big providers like it or not..."