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What Makes a Good Open Source Product

By Blane Warrene

Interesting article published by Arjen Lentz (MySQL community relations manager) on the MySQL.com web site.

It would seem 2004 started with Linux death knells by way of the SCO lawsuit, and the year is ending with a sober evaluation of where open source and Linux is and where it may need to head for continued growth and market penetration.

While vendor-written pieces can hint of bias, it is well worth the read.

By the way – MySQL 4.0.23 was released on the 21st for those who did not see it. It is a bug fix release.

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