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Why Open Source Software?
« on: October 04, 2004, 07:06:17 pm »
this was brought up on a LUG mailing list I'm on, and it's a great read so I thought I'd pass it on here...

Why Open Source Software / Free Software (OSS/FS)? Look at the Numbers!
by David A. Wheeler

http://www.dwheeler.com/oss_fs_why.html

here's a plucked version!
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