Issue No.02 - March/April (2001 vol.18)
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Because of many misgivings and myths regarding open source's state of maturity, organizations often struggle to make informed software adoption decisions. The authors systematically apply a generally accepted set of requirements-oriented criteria to a representative set of open source software. Their approach and the data they collected offer a practical roadmap to navigating this new landscape.
Huaiqing Wang, "Open Source Software Adoption: A Status Report", IEEE Software, vol.18, no. 2, pp. 90-95, March/April 2001, doi:10.1109/52.914753