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Thoughts on Open Source Software Economy: Downloads, Sales and Value

“As Savio pointed out, information veracity and transparency
drives markets–when they’re hard to come by markets suffer
accordingly. He also noted how transparency in the software
acquisition process is what allows open source software to derive
value even in the dropping of costs of accretion…a statement with
which I’m in total agreement. Savio goes on to question which way a
vendor can produce more revenue…”


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