LinuxWorld: Why Is Open Source World Domination Taking So Darn Long?
Jan 19, 2005, 01:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christian Einfeldt)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Open source certainly now is 'good enough' for the needs of
most end users who merely use their computers for simple office
productivity work, Webbing, and e-mailing. As any Tux-lover can
tell you, a good case can be made that open source desktop
offerings can handle those basic jobs better than the products of
the desktop market leader. So it would appear that world domination
is right around the corner.
"Again, why is world domination taking so long? One good answer
for this big question can be found by reading the work of Harvard
theorist, Bhaskar Chakravorti, PhD, who is currently one of the
partners at the Monitor Group consulting firm..."