"The merits of the open source distribution model in generating
sales leads have been well documented but it's always good to see
statistics that back up the theory. I recently talked with a new
open source software vendor (who will remain nameless) that shared
with me some statistics about its first year distributing open
source code and the comparative cost of lead generation using the
"In its first year using an open source distribution model the
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