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Phony open source to be a 2010 trend

Dec 09, 2009, 20:32 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Open source has been the coming thing for years.

"For 2010 it's the thing.

"Even Microsoft is touting open source capabilities in Microsoft Office and Windows 7, notes Siteworx founder Tim McLaughlin. (This is actually a skateboard ramp design from the GOPED Message Board.)

"Those claims may be easy to dismiss or laugh off, but if Microsoft is trying to get some open source street cred then everyone else is too. And there are now thousands of programs where elements of open and closed source are mixed."

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