TechWeek: Myths Hinder Acceptance of Open Source

“Is Linux ready for the big time?”

“Not quite. Despite the growing cadre of Linux enthusiasts in
corporations, the maverick operating system still encounters
resistance because of its unfriendly user interface and lack of
business applications…”

“But the corporate acceptance of Linux—and
open-source software in general—is hindered by a set
of myths about software production economics, said Eric S. Raymond
at the Open Source Forum in Austin, Texas, held in early