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LinuxWorld: Why Is Open Source World Domination Taking So Darn Long?

Jan 19, 2005, 01:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christian Einfeldt)

"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..."

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