Tom's Hardware Guide: Making Open Source Software Pay
Jul 28, 2004, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"While some home users, hackers and hobbyists have switched to
Linux or other Open Source software, businesses seem to have been
more cautious. What exactly is Open Source software? Are there
issues with licensing and technical support? In this article, we
will answer those questions and much more.
"To understand how Open Source software works, we need to start
off by examining how traditional Closed Source programs are
developed. You may have used Windows XP, Office XP and Adobe
Photoshop. All are examples of Closed Source programs..."