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ZDNet: Open Source Trickle-Down

Oct 07, 2006, 08:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"The Open source business model suffers from a form of trickle-down economics...

"Enterprises can see the value. They get rid of monopoly rents to Oracle or Microsoft. By seeing the source code they avoid its becoming obsolete. They can set internal programmers, external vendors, and outsourcers against one another to keep costs down..."

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