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Open Source - the Ultimate Globalization Tool

Dec 16, 2008, 10:32 (0 Talkback[s])

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"I think there is a good degree of recognition that open source gives a project or organization an instant global reach given developers and users from anywhere in the world can get involved using the Internet. What may be less obvious is the trust that a project or organization can gain with a locale and community that is a world away, but is at the same time welcomed and empowered by the Internet and free and open source software. With open source, foreign communities are not limited to the code and licensing provided by the vendor, which if it is a U.S.-based vendor, will likely encounter skepticism or disdain."

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