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ZDNet Australia: Sandals and ponytail set cramp Linux

Mar 28, 2006, 14:30 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Overington, Steven Deare)

"The lax dress code of the open-source community is one of the reasons behind the software's slow uptake in commercial environments, says former Massachusetts chief information officer (CIO) Peter Quinn.

"Open source has an unprofessional appearance, and the community needs to be more business savvy in order to start to make inroads in areas traditionally dominated by commercial software vendors. [Having] a face on a project or agenda makes it attractive for politicians [to consider open source]..."

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