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The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software: Stakeholder Perspectives
April 2007 (vol. 40 no. 4)
pp. 25-32
Dirk Riehle, SAP Research
Open source software has changed the rules of the game, significantly impacting the economic behavior of stakeholders in the software ecosystem. In this new environment, developers strive to be committers, vendors feel pressure to produce open source products, and system integrators anticipate boosting profits.
Index Terms:
software development, open source software
Citation:
Dirk Riehle, "The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software: Stakeholder Perspectives," Computer, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 25-32, April 2007, doi:10.1109/MC.2007.147
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