"Businesses should not expect that the open source community
will always provide it with the patches and fixes required to
deliver business-grade application support, according to a panel of
open source advocates speaking at CeBIT in Sydney.
"Jonathan Oxer, President of Linux Australia Inc, said that
while the open source community is still capable of supporting
businesses by quickly creating new code in response to requests
posted online for bug fixes or functionality upgrades, businesses
should not expect this form of support will be forthcoming for
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