Linux kernel R&D worth over 1bn euros
Feb 25, 2010, 15:02 (1 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"How much would it cost the European Union to cobble together
the Linux kernel from scratch?
"The development costs would reach over a billion euros (or
about £900m, or $1.4bn USD), according to researchers from
the University of Oviendo, Spain. Jesús
García-García and Mª Isabel Alonso de Magdaleno
are set to present this open source thought experiment at the
European Union's Conference on Corporate R&D next month."