"The White Rabbit has beckoned us down the wrong rabbit hole.
Much has been made about the open source revolution, and with good
reason. The open source development model produces superior
"But, in my estimation, the real promise of open source lies not
in open source, but rather in open distribution. The fact is, few
customers ever look at source code, and even fewer modify it. In
most cases, modification violates vendor support contracts, anyway,
so customers have little incentive to poking around in the