At what stage of life is the open source industry?
Jun 26, 2009, 12:07 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)
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"In a market's growth stage there are new jobs, new start-ups,
new niches, and lots of business. The industry moves through the
mass market like a whirlwind and people make money, In a market's
consolidation phase, the leaders are identified and the rest of the
herd is culled.
"It is possible I am confusing a general recession with a market
"Open source is now a feature throughout the software industry,
and it is continuing to take share away from proprietary software
in niches — like enterprise applications — where it is