SearchEnterpriseLinux: Golden's Rules: Open Source--A Glimpse of Things to Come
Sep 02, 2004, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bernard Golden)
"I've got a confession. While preparing for my new series of
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com columns on how to take advantage of
enterprise-ready open source software, I got distracted. Like many
people, I spent two weeks glued to my television watching the
Olympics. What an event! From awesome achievements (Michael Phelps'
8 medals) to bitter disappointments (favorite Paula Radcliffe
dropping out of the women's marathon) to the simply bizarre (a
defrocked Irish priest attacking the lead men's marathon runner), I
was riveted. It was an opportunity to see something rare: humans
gathered from all parts of the planet striving to accomplish their
"In the midst of all this, something gave me pause, and yes,
it's related to open source..."