# Skrivet: 1 Feb 2007 22:30
MIT Technology Review publicerade en kolumn av Larry Constantine:
"As you read this, countless programmers worldwide are collaborating to write, refine, and debug open-source software. Open-source pioneer Richard Stallman estimates that a million programmers now contribute to these efforts, in which the original written form of the code--the source--is made freely available for everyone to work on and worry over. Once a fringe phenomenon, the practice has grown into a major force in software development.
Open source is both a movement and a method. Partisan passions rage, but politics and polemics aside, the open strategy for constructing and maintaining programs may offer some distinct advantages over the closed-door development practices that dominate commercial software. "
Det börjar nog slå igenom, men jag var i alla fall förvånad över siffran 1 miljon ...