Thursday, February 15, 2007
Open Source Winners
How To Tell The Open Source Winners From The Losers by InformationWeek's Charles Babcock. You can more or less skip the article, but the chart is interesting. I don't think it's absolutely necessary to have a benevolent dictator if you have a core team like FreeBSD does. In fact, projects with benevolent dictators suffer from a single point-of-failure that might only be addressed by a fork or replacement by another like-minded individual.