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FairfaxIT: Integration's the way to go

Mar 22, 1999, 21:28 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Cochrane)


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"FOR anyone immersed in the open source world, it is easy to think of it as the prime driver of competition and, therefore, of innovation."

"But for those weaned on buying from a single vendor - whether that vendor has the best tools or not - open source may be a revelation and a threat."

"The notion that "no-one ever got fired for buying IBM" disappeared for a time in the '80s at the start of the mainstream acceptance of personal computing."

"It re-emerged sometime around the launch of Windows 3.x in the form of "no-one ever got fired for buying Microsoft"."

"Richard Stallman, the founder of the modern era of Free Software methodologies, said two weeks ago in Singapore that the Year 2000 issue could have been largely avoided if it were not for proprietary software systems hiding the code from scrutiny and bug fixes.)"

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