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srufolo1
srufolo1
12/9/2018 8:30:48 PM
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Companies never seem to want to make change. They feel safer with proprietary software.

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batye
batye
12/1/2018 11:55:21 PM
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@afwriter with security it never ending cycle of upgrades and patches and you never know what holes will pop up at the end...

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batye
batye
12/1/2018 11:54:20 PM
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@srufolo1  many Co. d not want to risk it and try to wait and see what competition do it... and only after... try to follow competition and try open source soft... 

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Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli
11/29/2018 11:38:12 PM
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@Don: As the mega-companies have realized, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em.

Thus the proliferation of major sponsorships and contributions -- to the point of being such a guiding hand that it borders on control -- of major companies like, say, Microsoft, Google, and big telcos.

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Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli
11/29/2018 11:36:02 PM
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@John: Except that assumes that all code gets equal attention.

Open source has become renowned for attracting devs who are more feature-focused and security-focused. That's how major security bugs like Heartbleed were able to be inserted into open-source code (albeit inadvertently) and stick around for years upon years.

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srufolo1
srufolo1
11/29/2018 9:40:14 PM
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@afwriter True. Security has historically been an issue with "open source," the way companies resisted going to the cloud for that reason. Many companies are just not ready to make that leap.

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
11/29/2018 4:45:49 PM
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What is critical is what you noted:  fairness--the problem is what is defined as fairness and how it should be actually judged by.    

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
11/29/2018 4:25:44 PM
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Yes, it's of course well said that when you get something for free, you get what you pay for. There's usually something unsaid in a offer of free stuff, or at least in the fine print. It's usually better to pay a fair price for something of value or be willing to settle for the fine print agreements to give up something in return.

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
11/29/2018 4:03:57 PM
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Whenver something is free, it has its' pitfalls--the key, of course, is to make sure the due dilligence is done on a constant and consistent basis.

 

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afwriter
afwriter
11/27/2018 11:15:34 PM
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Which is incredibly important when security continues to be a hot-button issue.

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