"The hottest topic of discussion in the IT sector today is
whether Microsoft will open its source code. If Microsoft chairman
Bill Gates surrenders to the Linux challenge, it will be the
biggest corporate story of this generation.
"Though there is still a long way to go for free software to
make a mark in the commercial sector, it should be noted that
open-source software has captured approximately 45 percent of the
commercial market, and that figure seems to rise each year..."