Subject: Re: Big software struggles with open source
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: 13 Apr 1999 23:57:50 -0000

Brian Behlendorf writes:
 > 
 > My turn to get bitten by the misunderstanding journalist:
 > 
 >    Open-source proponents admit that very few people are actually involved
 >    in development. "I think there's always a core team around any
 >    open-source project that does the majority of actual implementation
 >    into the code base," wrote Brian Behlendorf,[...]

Has this journalist ever heard of the 80/20 rule?  80% of the code is
written by 20% of the people.  This does not diminish the importance
of the remaining 20% of the code, as the journalist seems to try to do.

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