Open source: dangerous to computing education?

Posted by HoTMetaL on Feb 17, 2010 1:29 PM EDT
opensource.com; By Greg DeKoenigsberg
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Mark Guzdial, respected professor and Vice Chair of the ACM Education Board, has expressed some concerns about the impact that open source is having on computing education. Are these concerns legitimate?

He starts from an awfully dramatic position: "At a time when we are trying to broaden participation in computing, open source development is even more closed and less diverse than commercial software development."

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