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Open Source: Innovation Through Recombination

Aug 21, 2007, 22:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Dargo)

"Today's software business model isn't about writing software; it's about the enablement and servicing of software. And that just happens to be what the open source movement is all about.

"So far, the open source movement has tended to develop software that mimics commercial products. We will soon see it graduate to creating entirely new solutions. One of the great freedoms of open source is the ability to take just the bits we need and recombine them into new applications, accelerating innovation and time to market..."

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