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InfoWorld: Software Industry Struggles to Survive in an Open Source World

Mar 02, 2005, 18:30 (8 Talkback[s])

"Software industry dignitaries at the EclipseCon 2005 conference here Tuesday pondered a burning question: How do you make money in open source software when the software is free?

"The selling of support and services were two options noted, but panelist Mitchell Kertzman, a partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, said a similar question about how to make money was raised when the computing paradigm shifted to the PC more than 20 years ago..."

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