SCO: What Difference Did It Make?

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Aug 14, 2007 4:46 PM EDT
IT Business Edge; By Rob Enderle
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Prior to SCO, open source and Linux were still something that, even in the software community, a minority of largely UNIX people spoke about. However, the threats of violence against SCO, the massive denial-of-service attacks got a lot of folks looking at open source who otherwise probably wouldn’t. But I think it burned much of the behavior out, and major Linux players moved to stop it. Now I see most people viewing open source as a means to an end. As we go into next decade I doubt we’ll even talk about open source that much. It will be everywhere.

[So, first Open Source is losing momentum, and now it's everywhere. Somebody hook a dynamo to the man. The spinning could keep a small country powered.—Sander]

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