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Open Source Take 2

TPersistent.com – CJH made some valid points about my last article. I guess I really wasn’t that clear on how my story showed the benefits of Open Source.  Let me attempt to rectify that. Open Source can mean different things.  You can read most of the VCL source, and that has numerous benefits that could not be achieved otherwise.  The VCL source is a kind of restricted open source since the EULA restricts you from doing all that much with it.  It’s still very useful in that you can find out what method to override to achieve the desired functionality, or find a more efficient algorithm. ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Larry Hengen @ 2010-06-29 01:57


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