Friday, July 22, 2005

Open Source Industry over the next 10 years

'The future is open source'
Dawn Kawamoto and Stefanie Olsen
July 22, 2005, 08:50 BST

That's the view of many top players in the industry, as they explained at a Stanford conference yesterday.

In the next five to 10 years, the open source movement will transform the software business, according to several top industry executives speaking at the AO 2005 Innovation Summit at Stanford University.

"We're building a whole new world in the software industry," said Ray Lane, a partner at venture capitalist Kleiner Perkins Caufield &Byers, who was moderating the open source panel.

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