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A Look Back at 10 Years of OSI

Feb 13, 2008, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Federico Biancuzzi)

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"Federico Biancuzzi: What dreams and goals (about open source) did you have when you co-founded OSI?

"Bruce Perens: Dreams? What happened was far greater than I dared to dream. Open Source is a key part of enterprise computing, and government computing, and it's in very many people's homes, mostly playing roles they don't notice. It's taken over the biggest computer firms in the world. I talk with a lot of companies, because I make a living helping them make corporate policies and processes for working with Open Source. We find that there are two kinds of companies: those whose executives know they're using Open Source, and those who are using it, but their front office hasn't come to terms with the fact yet. You don't have to sell anyone on Open Source any longer, they already have it..."

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