July 10, 2008

When Is More Open Source Too Much?

It seems like once every few months there's another round of muttering about whether or not the open source world is just too diverse for its own good. Matt Asay at CNet called it the "too many scratches for too few itches" problem. And my own colleague Alex Wolfe so memorably described the world of Linux distributions as "a forking mess" a while back. So, is more really too much, especially now that Linux is edging into the mainstream?

Link: informationweek.com

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