Open Source Software Is Poised to Change Industry

Posted by dave on Jun 23, 2004 4:39 AM EDT
ABC News; By John C. Dvorak
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Other than Linux, all the other open-source projects move along at a rate best described as glacial. Even principals in the community are sometimes shocked at the slowness of open-source development. This probably is a function of how motivation and lack of fear work among open-source developers. Often they're motivated like hobbyists. And there is no fear to drive anyone to do anything — no fear of getting fired or yelled at by a mean boss.

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duck and cover, Dvorak is at it again mmelchert 1 1,042 Jun 23, 2004 7:55 AM

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