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Adoption-Led: Driving the trend towards open source

Phipps, S. (2008) Adoption-Led: Driving the trend towards open source. In: Third International Conference on Open Repositories 2008, 1-4 April 2008, Southampton, United Kingdom.

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The language with which we speak of commercial software is heavily informed by the expectation that adopting it will be preceded by the procurement of licenses. But the increasing trend towards open source software managed by communities means this vocabulary is overdue for revision. This talk explores the origins of the change around open source and proposes a new way of describing the emerging, open software market. There will also be an opportunity to explore Sun's open source involvement if the audience wishes, including Honeycomb and OpenSolaris

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Creators:Simon Phipps
Subjects:Main Conference > Tuesday 1st April > Birds of a Feather (Tues)
ID Code:83
Deposited By: Leslie Carr
Deposited On:29 Mar 2008 07:27
Last Modified:26 Oct 2011 16:08


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