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osOpinion: OSS and freedom

[ Thanks to Kelly
McNeill
for this link. ]

“I see a problem within the Open Source community. Quite a few
very knowledgeable hackers are out there coding like madmen,
writing some of the best code ever seen, but where are we going?
Too many of these ubercoders are writing drivers and other
low-level routines for the various Linux distros, while the apps
market for these distros is sadly lacking….”

Linux has been a server side OS for too long. It’s time we
really started making inroads beyond the OS and StarOffice. These
are nice, but they don’t offer many choices.
How about an open
source CAD program? This would please millions, and enable Linux to
further move onto the workstation even faster. What about large
network monitoring software, like MediaHouse?…”

Complete
Story