ZDNet: Jesse Berst -- How Open-Source Strategies Could BackfireMay 04, 1999, 07:57 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Berst)
Thanks to Low, Kuan Loong for this link.
"... using an open-source strategy to usurp Microsoft's powerful grip is a long shot..."
"... the latest fad to take hold is the open-source movement. More and more companies are jumping on the bandwagon, taking an idea, stamping open source on it -- and hoping it will catch on..."
"Can they expect a Linux-like phenomenon to follow? In their dreams. Linux happens to be a good product, which explains part of its success. That it's a Windows alternative is also salient. But those attributes aren't always enough..."