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DMReview: Open Source--The Brave New World?

May 03, 2005, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"During my consultations with end-user companies around the world, one of the most common topics of conversations today is that of open source. Everyone wants to know whether open source software is 'ready,' if it really provides a cheap alternative to endlessly paying software vendors, and what the drawbacks are. This article looks at these issues and others surrounding the controversial area of open source software.

"The first problem is to decide what most people mean when they refer to open source software..."

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