"As open source software matures into adolescence, we must
surmount hurdles of our own making.
"To many, open source software (OSS) lost its geek fringe status
long ago. Now OSS is becoming a leading destination of VC
investment and is among the foremost generators of software and
ideas. Supporters foresee the day when their approach will replace
proprietary software as the leading platform for automation. But
open source faces rising hurdles we can ignore only at our own