The Hindu Business Line: No "Open and Shut" Case
Jul 19, 2004, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Linux versus Windows is an unremitting source of debate in the
IT world. Neither Linux nor Windows advocates will pass up an
opportunity to champion their cause. So it should not have come as
a surprise when a presentation by Stephen R. Schach of Vanderbilt
University highlighting some of the deficiencies in open source
software engineering stepped on more than a few toes.
"Linux, possibly the biggest name in open source software, has
been increasingly accepted by businesses on account of its reported
stability, security and low cost of operation. Supporters of the
open source movement often believe that the unparalleled success of
several open source products is found in the fact that there are so
many individuals examining the product..."