Linked by David Adams on Fri 17th Dec 2004 18:20 UTC, submitted by jeanmarc
Editorial The real heart of open source lies in its potential to be greater than the sum of its parts, the capacity to leverage the talent and abilities of an entire community of developers and users who are striving towards a common goal, according to an editorial at Linux Insider.
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Only one problem
by bentman78 on Fri 17th Dec 2004 18:27 UTC

"you wish to be critical of the open-source movement, please do so in light of the facts: open source's biggest weakness is not "lack of support" or "lack of an effective business model"

I beg to differ. Thie biggest weakness isn't "lack of support" it's willingness. Go to a Linux forum post a question about something simple and get called a "noob" and flamed by Linux zealots.

Until eveyone in the "community" can be nice to each other regardless of what distro of Linux you use, or whether you use FreeBSD or Linux, or anything else for that matter, the Open Source community will hurt.