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Intellectual Capital.com: Open Source: Programming as if Quality Mattered

“… the open-source model is well on its way to obsolescing the
closed-source one.” — Eric S. Raymond

“… open source puts the software customer in the driver’s
seat, dramatically lowers total cost of ownership and is the only
recipe that works for high reliability. For these good reasons, it
probably will not be long before buying closed-source software for
your key infrastructure is considered the height of
irresponsibility.”

“The lure for software developers is even more direct…”

This article by Eric S. Raymond also has excellent
talkbacks.


Complete article
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