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ZDNet Australia: Open Source Net Support Not Enough for Business

May 10, 2006, 19:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Sharwood)

"Businesses should not expect that the open source community will always provide it with the patches and fixes required to deliver business-grade application support, according to a panel of open source advocates speaking at CeBIT in Sydney.

"Jonathan Oxer, President of Linux Australia Inc, said that while the open source community is still capable of supporting businesses by quickly creating new code in response to requests posted online for bug fixes or functionality upgrades, businesses should not expect this form of support will be forthcoming for applications..."

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