ZDNet UK: Open Source: Not ‘If’, But ‘What’

“One theme that’s becoming increasingly apparent–and which was
reinforced yet again at the LinuxWorld expo in London this week–is
that the open-source model is steadily climbing its way up the
software stack.

“As far as businesses are concerned, the open-source issue is no
longer a question of if, or even when, you will begin considering
it: rather, the issue is what you will use it for. And nobody
working with technology has an excuse for thinking that open-source
equates to free, as in free beer…”