Assessing the risks of open source Java

by Steve Anglin

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Posted by's Floyd Marinescu: "A recent metagroup article analyzes the risks and benefits of open source, focusing on its uses in the J2EE context. The article makes predictions including open-source software adoption in all java-shops by 2003, 14% of which to use OS appservers. They also say that the line between open source vendors (with profitable business models) and commercial vendors with free products will blur."