"I feel that is important for me to further analyze the benefits
of open source software. In a previous post, I highlighted the
cost-savings of open source and did not mention any of the other
advantages that it provides. This post should provide a more
balanced view of open source and the intrinsic benefits that free
"This is the benefit that I focused on in my previous post. Cost
is the most obvious benefit when people compare it to proprietary
software. How does open source achieve this low cost...?"