June 17, 2002

The economics of switching to Open Source

Slashdot has a link to a column by Joel Spolsky talking about why some companies are switching to Open Source. "I noticed something interesting about open source software, which is this: most of the companies spending big money to develop open source software are doing it because it's a good business strategy for them, not because they suddenly stopped believing in capitalism and fell in love with freedom-as-in-speech."
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