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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Golden's Rules: Will the Real Open Source Community Please Stand Up?

Jul 14, 2005, 02:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bernard Golden)

[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this link. ]

"I recently had an e-mail conversation with an IT pro that knocked me for a loop. Responding to a presentation I did on open source, he said, 'It's a great topic, but I would have liked to see a member of the open source community participating.'

"Whoa! I didn't know that I wasn't a member of the open source community! So I wrote back, saying that I certainly consider myself part of the community. He responded by saying that in his opinion the open source community was confined to those individuals who are open source developers..."

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