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Technetra: The Visible Hand of OSS

Aug 24, 2004, 13:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Adkins)

[ Thanks to Robert Adkins for this link. ]

"The philosophy and practice of collaboration in open source software forms a win-win model for developers, vendors and users alike. Fundamental economic drivers are changing the nature of competition in the software industry. The competitive landscape is transforming from a few high peaks where monopoly product vendors dominate the market to a more varied terrain of participants collaborating on basic technologies and tools while competing on value-added services.

"This transformation to the new economy of the information age is a kind of digital remix of old fashioned capitalism and progressive social experimentation..."

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