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Feb 10, 2007, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Most software development is a local activity, done directly for the benefit of the people writing it.

"The wonderfully bureaucratic sounding "Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry" of the European Union recently commissioned an extensive study on what they call FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open Source Software). The result is a mammoth 278-page report you can read for yourself here..."

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