"Open source has become far more than a movement to democratize
or free up software development and distribution from the clutches
of companies producing monolithic, proprietary products. IBM and
other establishment companies (sans Microsoft) have certainly
joined, rather than opposed, the movement, mostly for reasons
related to outflanking competitors. Proprietary code–the
secret sauce that separates winners from losers–is getting
pushed higher up in the stack..."
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