December 19, 2007

Why Larry loves Linux

Just a few years ago, the open-source software movement was a pariah among big software firms. Shai Agassi, then an executive at SAP (SAP), likened it to socialism. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer called it a cancer. The attitude among many in the establishment seemed to be that the ââ¬Åfree codeââ¬Â revolution led by software such as Linux would discourage invention and erode profits.

Link: Fortune

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