Ten lessons from open source

Matt Asay blogs on CNET about ten lessons Open Source has to teach the world:
“These are just 10 lessons I’ve learned from my time in open source. Many are not specific to open source, of course, but that’s the point: open source is, in some ways, just a mechanism for making the software world operate like the rest of the world’s industries. Most industries don’t get to write once, lock-in forever. Fortunately, through open source, the days of doing this in the software world are numbered. We have much to learn from other industries. It’s nice to see we have a few things to teach them, too.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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