IT Observer: The State of Open Source in the Enterprise
Nov 30, 2004, 00:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy C. Wright)
"All over the world there are conversations happening about 'The
State of Open Source' in various areas. Invariably, most
participants will boil these down to two hard facts: on the
consumer desktop, Open Source has made very little headway but in
the corporate market it is gaining strong footholds.
"However, these are sweeping generalizations. After all, even
Windows includes certain Open Source components. And, even the
footholds that Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) is gaining
are hard to measure at such a high level..."