“There’s been a lot of talk about the three big ‘open’s in the
computing world today–open-source OSes, open-source applications,
and open standards. I’m going to talk about each one of these
things in turn over the course of the next few blog posts, and
examine how they fit together and complement each other.
“The other day I came across an analogy coined by someone else
that summed up nicely what an OS is for, and fits into how I wanted
to talk about what an open-source OS is for…”