Computerworld: Microsoft Exec: Open-source Model Endangers Software Economy
Mar 17, 2004, 16:45 (44 Talkback[s])
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"A Microsoft Corp. official yesterday questioned how the
software industry could survive if users are getting software for
free through open-source.
"For-profit software companies will struggle for a business
model against free software, said Microsoft Distinguished Engineer
Jim Gray. He served on a panel last night on software trends, XML,
Web services and grids at the Software Development Conference and
Expo West 2004 show in Santa Clara, Calif..."