10 disappointments for open source in 2013
Posted on: 12/30/2013 05:05 PM

Jack Wallen highlights 10 of the most disappointing developments for open source in 2013.

10 disappointments for open source in 2013


From TechRepublic:
The open source movement began 30 years ago, in 1983, when Richard Stallman published the GNU Manifesto. Since then, there have been thousands of open source titles to storm the forts of the end user desktop, the small to medium businesses, and even the enterprise and corporate culture. However, that doesn't mean every software title, internal decision, or movement within the open source world is a success. Like every global community, open source has had its share of disappointments -- and the year 2013 wasn't an exception.

Here are 10 of the most disappointing developments for this past year. Some of them were game changers, others were simply thorns in the side of the open source community, and a few may even have spurned a change for the positive within the community. Let's take a look at the cruft that dared to mar the sheen of an otherwise outstanding year.



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