LinuxPlanet: LinuxWorld OpenSolutions Wrap Up--Is Open Source Really Superior?
Feb 19, 2007, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Without a doubt, the topic wasn't on the official list of
conference tracks at LinuxWorld OpenSolutions Summit 2007. But
among IT managers and developers who braved icy winds and snow to
trek to the two-day show in New York City, talk was in the air over
whether software emerging from the open source tradition is really
any better than other software.
"In casual hallway conversations, and even during formal
presentations, some expressed skepticism over certain software
"'It seems to me that a lot of the software people think of as
'open source' isn't truly open source,' said Kenneth Dombrowski, a
Web site developer attending the show..."