SearchEnterpriseLinux: Golden's Rules: Will the Real Open Source Community Please Stand Up?
Jul 14, 2005, 02:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bernard Golden)
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"I recently had an e-mail conversation with an IT pro that
knocked me for a loop. Responding to a presentation I did on open
source, he said, 'It's a great topic, but I would have liked to see
a member of the open source community participating.'
"Whoa! I didn't know that I wasn't a member of the open source
community! So I wrote back, saying that I certainly consider myself
part of the community. He responded by saying that in his opinion
the open source community was confined to those individuals who are
open source developers..."