Smart Partner: Inside the Magic Box
Nov 01, 2000, 05:58 (0 Talkback[s])
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"More and more, software is being released as open source.
When are you going to take advantage of the riches?"
"The open source movement has become one of the IT industry's
Next Big Things. It's a magic box throwing off pieces of wealth
here and there, from a software foundry somewhere. Sun Microsystems
weighed in with a huge donation to the box earlier this month,
releasing the 9 million+ lines of code that comprise StarOffice.
You've surely heard what Linux, FreeBSD, Apache, Sendmail, Perl and
Samba can do for you and your customers. Here's an update on
"what's in the box" these days."