"One of the things that has been a strong point of Open Source
Software (OSS) for years, even if it hasn't been held at the
forefront of the battle, is the flexibility that OSS offers. This
is something I think needs to be said more these days as our world
becomes ever more dynamic, requiring software to be ever more
flexible in order to keep up with our ever changing lives.
"One recent example of this flexibility at work is with the
announcement that Linux isn't Y2K(38) compatible. As of right now
this is a non-issue as 64 bit Linux will resolve this completely by
the time it actually becomes an issue. However, it wasn't too long
ago that simple natural software advancement was the cure for a
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