SearchEnterpriseLinux: Novell Idea Man Gauges the Impact of Open Source
Aug 25, 2005, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Brunelli)
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"How would you size up the state of the open source
revolution at this particular point in time?
"Matt Asay: It's kind of similar to the chip
industry. In the chip industry, basically there is 80% or 90% of
the [intellectual property] that's just out there, that is common.
And all of the innovation is in that last 10% to 20%, and that's
really where the chip industry is focused right now--innovating at
the edge, as it were..."