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What do you find MOST attractive about Open Source software?

Amount of customization 455 (9.30)%
Security 324 (6.62)%
Freedom provided 1331 (27.20)%
Speed of development 164 (3.35)%
Quality 381 (7.79)%
Multiple versions 54 (1.10)%
Cost 643 (13.14)%
Potential to contribute 141 (2.88)%
Ability to modify code 1400 (28.61)%
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most important value of open source
Authored by: euneuber on Monday, April 27 2009 @ 11:12 AM EDT
I admit I put 'freedom' at first place too, but with ongoing
economic crisis 'cost==0' will move up...

I know 'cost==0' is a myth because hidden costs
are still there, but the alternatives have them

kind regards

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