Subject: Re: Hal's new white paper
From: Laurent GUERBY <laurent@guerby.net>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 16:42:01 +0200

On Sun, 2004-03-28 at 14:05, Ben Laurie wrote:
> L Jean Camp wrote:
> > http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/~hal/people/hal/papers.html
> >  Linux Adoption in the Public Sector [PDF]
> >  (Co-authored with Carl Shapiro.)  White paper describing some of the 
> > economic issues surrounding open source and open standards software and 
> > its adoption by the public sector.
> 
> Amusing that they quote Websphere as an example of commercial s/w that 
> runs on Linux, when Websphere is based on Apache.

The opposite of free software is proprietary software. There is
no opposition between free software and commercial software,
and my employer happily pays for high quality commercial
free software support (to <http://www.act-europe.fr>).

Laurent