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Report: Open Source Developers a Bunch of Moochers?

[ Thanks to Amy
Bennett
for this link. ]

“A new bit of analyst data crossed my radar this
weekend, this time from the annual Evans Data survey of over 400
Linux developers, “OSS/Linux Development Survey 2010.” While I
haven’t read the entire report, the one bit of information that
Evans is pushing from the report is, naturally, the most
controversial.

“It turns out, according to the report, that nearly two-thirds
of open source developers do some of their non-work related open
source project work on their employers’ time.

“Whether that figure is accurate or not, I expect we’ll see a
whole new line of FUD coming soon from those software companies
which are less-than-enthused about open source software: open
source projects steals your employees’ time and reduces their
efficiency.”


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