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Big Money and Open Source May Not Compute

May 06, 2008, 13:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Patrizio)

"For more than a year now, there has been an ongoing debate among bloggers and industry observers over one simple question: 'Where are the open source billionaires?' Why have we not seen a GPL Bill Gates or Larry Ellison?

"The view here Monday at the CommunityOne conference, an open source gathering in advance of Sun's JavaOne confab, is that the industry is still young and has not yet reached its earnings potential..."

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