Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Aug 2006 13:04 UTC, submitted by Dennis Chay
GNU, GPL, Open Source Although open-source software can be customized to meet a company's specific needs, its inherent complexity could dent the profitability of independent software vendors, says Microsoft. "One of the beauties of the open-source model is that you get a lot of flexibility and componentization. The big downside is complexity," Ryan Gavin, Microsoft's director of platform strategy, said.
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That depends
by Noremacam on Tue 8th Aug 2006 15:02 UTC
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I don't think that a project is inherently more complex just because it's open source. I think it comes down to management - which is just as much of an issue for any other software project especially where 2+ people are involved.

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