ONLamp: Hindsight is Always 20/20
Sep 27, 2005, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jono Bacon)
[ Thanks to Jim Welch for this link.
"You know, its fascinating watching people approach Open Source
in so many different directions. Some people are engulfed by the
ethical advantages, some by the technical prowess, and some because
it is just interesting and strange. Irrespective of the basis for
the attraction, it can also be fun to observe those who think they
understand Open Source.
"There are very few people in the world who fully understand
Open Source. Sure, you can understand it from a technical
perspective, but the social threads that cascade through the
thousands of sub-communities are intensely difficult to truly