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Point-of-Sale Systems Going Open Source?

Nov 15, 2007, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)

"A few years back, some proprietary hardware companies hit the panic button when Dell and Microsoft Windows moved into point-of-sale (POS) systems. Fast forward to the present, and open source is trying its hand at disrupting the POS market. You already know about Linux running on POS systems. Now, POS applications themselves are going open source. Here's how.

"The trend begins with Openbravo, known within developer circles for its popular open source ERP (enterprise resource planning) software..."

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