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Computer Zen: Is Open Source a Crap Idea?

Mar 30, 2006, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Hanselman)

"The graph at right is from a story in the Economist on Open Source. It illustrates, fairly effectively, that talking and doing are very different and that it's way easier to talk than do--or at least, it must be since so few people do and so many talk.

"There are a number of choice tidbits in the article. This sure is true:

"'The contributors are typically motivated less by altruism than by self-interest...'"

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