[ILUG] The I.S.A in the Irish Times
bbrelin at openapp.biz
Fri Mar 18 14:13:04 GMT 2005
in which story in the Microsoft special is your quote about Open Source
Additionally, does anyone actually know the people who wrote the special?
Are they contactable?
> Hello All,
> Little quick quote from today's Microsoft Special in the Irish Times:
> p5, "Software puts a hard edge to our economy" (Puff piece for Cathal
> Friel of the Irish Software Association)
> "He also noted that Open Source software - which is developed by large
> communities of programmers and distributed for free or at low cost -
> is also going to have an effect on the software market"
> "He believes the open source movement is actually stifling innovation,
> because fewer programmers will develop software without the financial
> incentive of success"
> Still nothing in the Tech section on the patents debacle. Perhaps her
> Geraldineness was afraid to rattle the bag ahead of an 8-page
> commercial spread for Microsoft?
> Irish Linux Users' Group
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