A think tank's view of free software
Posted May 9, 2007 16:46 UTC (Wed) by smitty_one_each
Parent article: A think tank's view of free software
>Other worries include a lack of open source developers - their numbers are not keeping up with the growth of the industry.
Hm. No mention of Google and Summer of Code projects.
Borderline conspicuous in their absence.
That recent LKML thread about how Google carries a ridiculous share of the LKML subscription addresses might be also be interesting in this context.
It seems like there is in fact an embarrassment of riches in open source. Too many different offerings per category, rather than a lack. "Not another web framework!"
Sounds as though this report is wishful thinking for the shareholders.
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