SearchOpenSource: Why and When Open Source Products Best Microsoft [Parts 1 & 2]
Nov 17, 2005, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Van Wensveen)
[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this
From Part 1:
"There are good reasons for using open source software (OSS),
and I've learned those reasons through 15 years of experience with
more traditional, commercial or closed source applications.
"In part one of this two-part column, I'll cover problems I've
had with proprietary software and my take on the total cost of
ownership (TCO) debate. In part two, I'll talk about what I
consider to be Microsoft's unethical practices and when not to use
open source software...."
Complete Story (Part 1)
Complete Story (Part 2)