Open Source Macro vs. Micro

“When I’ve written about the inevitable march of Open Source,
there are a couple of things I’ve failed to note, or that I just
got wrong. One of those is that I conflated the issues of open
technology trends with Open Source. While both are trending
upwards, they are certainly not the same. The central premise that
I’ve advanced before still holds–that is, the internet has led to
unprecedented downward price pressure on software, thanks to a
market flooded with software and software developers, with the
added bonus that they can all collaborate with each other in ‘real

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