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Open Source Macro vs. Micro--Part II

Sep 14, 2007, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As I mentioned in my previous post on this topic, Open Source and open technology trends continue to swing in one direction (up and to the right). Along this ever-growing open technology spectrum lie various projects and companies who hope to gain a competitive advantage through some type of open collaboration initiative. Within this spectrum lies a subset of this group that I call the Open Source ecosystem. I've mentioned elsewhere why more companies are gravitating towards an open technology and Open Source model. In this document, I'll follow-up on my last post and explain in more detail what it means for a project to win over the hearts and minds of an intended audience. The basic question may be phrased as thus: why does 'joe user' or 'joe developer' gravitate to one project or technology over another..."

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