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SearchOpenSource: Why and When Open Source Products Best Microsoft [Parts 1 & 2]

Nov 17, 2005, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Van Wensveen)

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From Part 1:

"There are good reasons for using open source software (OSS), and I've learned those reasons through 15 years of experience with more traditional, commercial or closed source applications.

"In part one of this two-part column, I'll cover problems I've had with proprietary software and my take on the total cost of ownership (TCO) debate. In part two, I'll talk about what I consider to be Microsoft's unethical practices and when not to use open source software...."

Complete Story (Part 1)

Complete Story (Part 2)

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