Concerns About Open Source "Zealots"

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"Speaking live on SYS-CON.TV, Linux Business Week editor-in-chief Maureen O'Gara talked with SYS-CON Media West Coast bureau chief Roger Strukhoff about a variety of issues, including zealotry and what she interprets as the "anti-capitalist" overtones of the open source movement."

"Open source is not unique in treating itself as almost a religion," O'Gara said, "We have a lot of zealots as far as open source goes, and the unpleasant side of that is that they have created a community of people who do not tolerate opposing positions."

Full story, and beware of the embedded streaming interview. You may want to turn down you speakers. Big Grin