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InfoWorld: The Cost of Open Source: Implementations

Apr 14, 2006, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The cost of implementing open source

"At last week's LinuxWorld Boston I moderated a panel entitled 'The Real World of Open Source Application Implementations: Case Studies from the Front Line.' Contrary to what Fabrizio says, it is precisely because of sessions like these that Linuxworld (the conference) and OSBC still matter. Everyone knows Linux, true, but not everyone knows what it (and other open source technologies) actually costs, how and where best to implement it, which business models have been successful in the market, etc. What is needed, rather, is more candid information exchange, not less. OSBC is an unparalleled place to house that sort of exchange..."

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