"At a panel exploring open source issues at Harvard Business
School's annual Cyberposium, executives from IBM, Hwwlett Packard,
Red Hat, Sun Microsystems and Microsoft debated a variety of issues
related to the future of open source, including growth areas and
controversial procurement issues.
"All the executives--including one from Microsoft--agreed on one
thing, for sure, acceptance of open source and Linux have moved
well beyond the operating system stage and are moving quickly