"My last column on open source provoked the inevitable remarks
I've come to expect every time I pop my head above the parapet,
take a deep breath and attempt to take an objective look at the
progress of open source software (OSS), which I've been doing since
I was one of the first columnists to take an interest in 'penguin'
"Once again, I expect to be shot down in flames by the open
source groupies. I sometimes wonder if the author Salman Rushdie
gives an occasional sigh of relief that he wrote the Satanic Verses
and not a column on Linux..."