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ONLamp: Open Source, Open Innovation

Feb 13, 2004, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jono Bacon)

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"You know, I like Open Source, and I also like free software. Although this may not be the most shocking revelation that you have heard from an article bearing my name, I wanted to not only clarify my affection of this software, but also one of the reasons why I love this software.

"We all come from different computing backgrounds, and although I sailed the fairly common seas of a Commodore heritage, there are of course many of you who have trudged through the darkened waters of restricted technologies that not only restrict what you can do, but also restrict what you can't do. These technologies have typically been developed by companies with more of an interest in profit margins, marketability and sales rather than the technology and how it works. Luckily, a ray of hope is shining into the IT industry, and we can thank the legions of free software hackers firmly seated behind their whirring PC's the world over..."

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