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XML Journal: SAP Verdict On Open Source Software: It's For College Students And The Young, Not ERP

May 19, 2005, 17:30 (20 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roger Strukhoff)

"College students rebelled against their parents and tried to change the world in the late 1960s, but today are better-known for merely shocking their parents before moving back in with them after graduating. They are also the source of much of the work and passion within the open-source movement, if you believe Shai Agassi, an SAP AG Executive Board Member who commented on open source today during the company's Sapphire '05 event in Boston.

"'Open-source technologies such as Python and PHP, to name just two, are of great interest to college students and younger people with a passion,' Agassi said..."

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