Linked by Mark Tolliver on Thu 13th Sep 2007 08:14 UTC
Editorial The widespread acceptance of open source continues to grow as a cost-effective alternative to traditional network deployments. Well-known projects such as Linux have proven themselves to be in the enterprise environment, helping to dispel the fear, uncertainty and doubt preceding open source implementations. In the past two years, the industry has begun to shift from a total dependence on proprietary applications to a desire for more cost-effective, scalable and collaborative solutions.
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by dylansmrjones on Thu 13th Sep 2007 17:09 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Response times"
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Who said anything about OpenBSD

sappyvcv attacked a specific security policiy of open source projects, and this specific security policy happens to be the security policy of OpenBSD.

proprietary vendors not only have to worry about their own products but products that rely on their own products;

So open source projects sponsored by Novell, Redhat, IBM etc. don't have to worry about the projects depending on them?

they have to ensure that in the process of fixing up a flaw, that in the same process they don't end up breaking compatibility with something that relies on it.

And isn't this also true for open source projects? Or do you claim that no products are based on open source?

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