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Dzineadda: 12 Misconceptions About Open Source Software

Dzineadda: 12 Misconceptions About Open Source Software | Open Source Software | Scoop.it
A list of general misconceptions that people have about open source software and the facts associated with it.
Rakesh Guptha's insight:

These are a few misconceptions about open source software and open source should get a hand on it to propogate the things to attract a wider audience towards open source software.

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Will Open Source Companies Disrupt the Traditional Proprietary Software Model?

Will Open Source Companies Disrupt the Traditional Proprietary Software Model? | Open Source Software | Scoop.it

Traditionally software platforms such as databases and operating systems were developed by corporations like Microsoft and Oracle. They made their money on licensing proprietary software and left it to partners to implement and maintain the systems. This model seems to be turned on its head with many new companies based on open source technologies.


Via jean lievens
Rakesh Guptha's insight:

As long as the myths associated with open source software get wiped off, no! Open source can have a long life span in terms of business use if it gets commercial elements like wordpress and others do.

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