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Top 10 Quotes from OSBC 2010 and What It Means for Open Source Developers

Mar 24, 2010, 17:02 (1 Talkback[s])


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"#2 "Software built on pride and love of subject is superior to software built for profit." – Ravi Simhambhatla, CIO, Virgin America

"This is the foundation for Ravi's philosophy around open source, and why this visionary has migrated a large portion of his IT stack to open source components. Don't we wish more CIO's were like Ravi?

"#3 "In the past, Virgin's IT stack was Microsoft-based because it was the easy choice…. To get Virgin America executives to allow us to migrate to open source, I didn't run around wearing an 'I Love Penguins' shirt, I built the business case based on TCO of open source vs. proprietary software." – Ravi Simhambhatla, CIO, Virgin America"

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