Digital Copyright Canada: Economic impact of open source software in the EU
Jan 13, 2007, 12:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell McOrmond)
[ Thanks to Johan Heinstedt
for this link. ]
" While there are many interesting things that can be seen from
the Executive Summary alone, one paragraph stood out from past
conversations with policy makers and educators who had
misconceptions about FLOSS.
" Proprietary packaged software firms account for well below 10%
of employment of software developers in the U.S., and "IT user"
first account for over 70% of software developers employed with a
similar salary (and thus skill) level. "