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TechWeek: Myths Hinder Acceptance of Open Source

Jul 28, 1999, 17:18 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amara D. Angelica)

"Is Linux ready for the big time?"

"Not quite. Despite the growing cadre of Linux enthusiasts in corporations, the maverick operating system still encounters resistance because of its unfriendly user interface and lack of business applications..."

"But the corporate acceptance of Linuxâ€"and open-source software in generalâ€"is hindered by a set of myths about software production economics, said Eric S. Raymond at the Open Source Forum in Austin, Texas, held in early July..."

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