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10 things people get wrong about open source (images)

Aug 03, 2011, 17:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"1. It's just for Linux: Most users trip up over this point. When open source comes up in a conversation, talk inevitably -- and almost always initially -- turns to Linux. The public always seems to assume open-source applications are only for Linux. In fact there are plenty of open-source projects that are either cross platform or Windows only. The Open Source Windows site lists a variety of software for Microsoft's operating systems. But the site doesn't include the listing of major forces, such as Apache, MySQL and Drupal."

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