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Is open source killing developers’ ability to cash in?
Today I read an article on Slashdot about a software maker concerned that open source software was causing a “race to zero” (as in the price of software). His problem was that his company produced a piece of software worth $5K one year and, because open source developers were creating the same tools and giving it away, the next year the software was worth $0. This occurrence is becoming more and more common as open source software grows. But what does it mean?
|Time for a change
||Dec 1, 2008 3:39 AM
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