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LinuxWorld: Maintaining the impact of open source applications

Multiple distributions aren't barriers to desktop adoption and neither are operating systems. In this analyst's opinion, people need to make smart decisions concerning adoption, beforehand.

Maria Winslow, author of The Practical Manager's Guide to Open Source and open source business analyst for Open Source Migrations, sat down at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in Boston with SearchOpenSource.com. She talked about her views on emerging technologies, where not to find deployable open source applications and the impact of proprietary vendors that decide to share their code with the community.

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