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[ba-unrev-talk] Linux vs Windows

http://www.economist.com/printedition/displayStory.cfm?Story_ID=1251254    (01)

Business view of open-source. Concluding paragraph:    (02)

Having shown that there is, in many cases, a better way to develop code
is undoubtedly the open-source movement's biggest achievement so far.
And if Linux does one day become the standard for operating systems, as
some enthusiasts predict, it will have taught the computer  industry
that it is more efficient to maintain its software infrastructure
collectively. This would be bad news for Microsoft and Sun, but it would
benefit customers-through greater competition, lower prices and, not
least, better software.    (03)