Why Open Source Software is Not Good Enough
May 17, 2007, 03:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
[ Thanks to Matt D. for
this link. ]
"The single biggest thing that's working against Linux
distributions, and even open source as a whole today is human
nature pure and simple.
"End users are showing us their human side by jumping to
conclusions rather than deciding whether or not something is worth
supporting to make it better. For example, more often than not, we
see a fantastic application full of possibilities dismissed by some
end users because it lacks a certain level of perfection. In other
cases, these are apps that in order to realize any level of
functionality, they require some level of adoption before the
closed source alternatives can be considered unnecessary..."