Builder.com: What to expect in 1999

Open source soars.

“Nothing I wrote this year generated as much feedback as my
description of open source software as overrated.”

“Well, I’m not going back on my statements. I still think the
open source model doesn’t work well for consumer-oriented

“But for technical products aimed at computer and Internet
professionals such as Web builders, open source has many advantages
and should continue to gain converts.”