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Open Source is Expensive

Apr 24, 2011, 15:03 (1 Talkback[s])


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"The most common thought on money and open source is "hey, it's free and works."

"The reality is of course more complicated and I argue that open source is very expensive for the organizations running a project and sometimes they might not even consider all the costs when considering a new open source project. For this discussion, I am not referring to open source projects run by individuals, but large-scale solutions run by public companies or foundations."

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