[kwlug-disc] interesting piece on the power of open source

Andrew Kohlsmith (Mailing List Account) aklists at mixdown.ca
Tue Dec 1 14:09:20 EST 2009


On December 1, 2009 01:25:23 pm Lori Paniak wrote:
> Let's not get carried away.  There are a number of issues that FLOSS
> still has to deal with.  Like the "70% working" problem, or the problem
> of support.  Beyond appliances, can FLOSS deliver what the retail
> end-user wants, in a way they can stomach?

I would ask the exact same thing for commercial software.  Sure, it may hit 
80% or even 90%, but very little software from any source ever gets to what 
I'd consider "really complete."

-A.



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