"Geoffrey Moore, the author of the influential book 'Crossing
the Chasm' and president of the Chasm Group consulting firm, took a
stab at applying his technology evaluation method to the
open-source realm Tuesday.
"At the Open Source Business Conference, Moore concluded that a
variety of open-source projects have crossed the chasm--meaning
that they're useful not just to a niche of early adopters, but also
to a larger group of mainstream customers..."