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What do you find MOST attractive about Open Source software?

Amount of customization 433 (9.23)%
Security 295 (6.29)%
Freedom provided 1265 (26.98)%
Speed of development 155 (3.31)%
Quality 368 (7.85)%
Multiple versions 52 (1.11)%
Cost 622 (13.27)%
Potential to contribute 138 (2.94)%
Ability to modify code 1361 (29.03)%
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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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