XML Journal: Apache, Open Source, and the Small Software Company
May 18, 2005, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Apache Software Foundation is one of many open source
software organizations shaking the business world all the way down
to its proprietary software toes. Along with Linux, the Apache HTTP
Server has long been the consummate example of the power and
quality of open source software. Its runaway success against
Microsoft IIS illustrates that the better product can triumph over
both monopoly and marketing dollars.
"Today, most small software development companies are acutely
aware of the advantages of collaborating on open source software;
at the very least, they're aware of the high costs of writing and
maintaining closed-source software..."