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LinuxDevices.com: What's so good about open source and Linux -- in embedded?

Jan 28, 2001, 17:06 (0 Talkback[s])

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"LinuxDevices.com founder Rick Lehrbaum takes a close look at the data gathered in last year's Embedded Linux Market Survey and discovers some fascinating results . . ."

"Throughout 2000, LinuxDevices.com conducted a survey of developers to try to understand their motivations for using Linux in embedded systems and intelligent devices. Some of the most interesting results are in the areas of reasons for wanting to use open source software, and the perceived strengths and advantages of Linux."

"You might think the simple answer would be 'Because it doesn't cost anything!'"

"Not so!" Complete story