Thursday, March 26, 2009

The Evolutionary Advantage of Open Source Software

I originally wrote this entry on September 17, 2004, and published it on

The evolutionary advantage of open source software rests not on the openness of the source code but on the openness of dialog it engenders, an openness which is often too hard to create without available, open source code.

Within the context of open dialog, learning occurs naturally, and ideas progress with minimal transaction costs.

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