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Inprise Developer News: The lesson of Agincourt

Open source programming underdogs may have more advantages
than their critics imagine. But whether they win or lose in the
end, it’s their story that inspires.

“Giving away software is a “strategy of the weak.” At least most
business analysts consider it so when comparing the strategy
against the “embrace and extend” strategies used by powerful
software houses like Microsoft.”

“But let me tell you a story that took place 584 years ago
today. A story about the weak and their strategies.”


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