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Open Source Community

Does “open source community” mean the Slashdot horde and their PC views, or the contributors who are building and supporting open source software? People use the term without getting this distinction clear in their minds. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-11.html#4.2)

Linux on the desktop

Slashdot readers… wow. Get your clues here: “Retail shelf” is a distribution mechanism, and “desktop” is a usage scenario. The two are not the same. Similarly, “enterprise” is a class of user, and “server” is a usage scenario. Also not the same. Technical clue dispensed by a third party, see section 7.7. Improving software involves […]