"I see a lot of so called 'journalists' that write about Open
Source with stories up today about The Open Source Census and
Microsoft now becoming a sponsor. No joke--but I laughed out loud
reading most of them.
"How long has this 'census' been out for? It's at least five
months at this point and from where I sit it's not exactly a
rousing success. This so called 'census' is an opt-in (not
necessarily a bad thing) effort for identifying open source
components on a users machine. But where opt-in can sometimes be a
good thing with this Census after five months of life it's got
..(drum roll please) just over 228,000 open source installations
counted... ooh but it gets better my friends..."
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