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BusinessWeek: An Open-Source Lightning Rod

“One weekend back in December, Marc Fleury was hunched over his
computer, absorbed in writing a fervent, almost preachy and
completely self-serving blog about why IBM and BEA Systems Inc.
will never be able to best his tiny but growing open-source
company, JBoss Inc. His 6-year-old daughter walked up to him and
asked: ‘Daddy, why are you still working on a Sunday? Is IBM still
after you?’ He laughed and replied: ‘Yes, darling…but now a whole
industry is ganging up on us…'”

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