Newbies What Next ? News Forums Calendar


News Sections
General News (3987/0)
Reviews (636/0)
Press Releases (465/0)
Distributions (197/0)
Software (902/0)
Hardware (537/0)
Security (192/0)
Tutorials (356/0)
Off Topic (181/0)

User Functions


Don't have an account yet? Sign up as a New User

There are no upcoming events


What do you find MOST attractive about Open Source software?

Amount of customization 455 (9.31)%
Security 321 (6.57)%
Freedom provided 1331 (27.23)%
Speed of development 163 (3.33)%
Quality 380 (7.77)%
Multiple versions 54 (1.10)%
Cost 643 (13.15)%
Potential to contribute 141 (2.88)%
Ability to modify code 1400 (28.64)%
4888 votes | 2 comments

What do you find MOST attractive about Open Source software? | 2 comments | Create New Account
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
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

[ Reply to This ]

We have written a range of guides highlighting excellent free books for popular programming languages. Check out the following guides: C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML, Python, Ruby, Perl, Haskell, PHP, Lisp, R, Prolog, Scala, Scheme, Forth, SQL, Node.js (new), Fortran (new), Erlang (new), Pascal (new), and Ada (new).

Built with GeekLog and phpBB
Comments to the webmaster are welcome
Copyright 2009 - All rights reserved