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InfoWorld: A Time for Europe--Open source

Jun 30, 2006, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"As mentioned in this CNET article, Tuesday at OSBC London I opened the conference with a suggestion: Europe, the birthplace and cradle of the open source revolution, needs to reassert itself as the center of the open source phenomenon. Linux, MySQL, JBoss (Well, Marc is French with influences of Spain in him... :-), Trolltech, etc. These early open source leaders all came out of Europe.

"As open source has commercially matured, however, the United States has taken over. Silicon Valley has funded the next round of open source, and we're not necessarily the better for it..."

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