ONLamp: SNAPPIX: Aspirin for the Neophyte Open Source Developer
Jun 21, 2005, 08:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Shockey)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"Open source software offers many benefits over traditional
proprietary software. However, many of these benefits may be beyond
the reach of a majority of people that have the interest and the
motivation, but may lack the time and ability to reap the benefits.
Thanks to the dedication and unrelenting passion of many
contributors around the world, open source software is advancing at
a rapid pace. Unless we devise strategies to minimize the ramp-up
time required to start learning and using open source software, we
risk excluding a large portion of the computing community..."