Roy Schestowitz wrote:

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> Open source looks to catch the falling knife
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> | Over in Europe, the Italian Linux Association and local Open Office
> | group are taking a more humorous approach, searching to ?Microsoft
> | Office dinosaurs.?
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> | Roberto Galoppini focused on this program in his latest blog post, then
> | called in to say that, no matter what, the knife is going to fall.
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> http://blogs.zdnet.com/open-source/?p=3022



In other words, without open source, the effects of recessions would
be much harder hitting as no one can afford to move their businesses
forward without the help of open source cost cutting benefits to maintain
business momentum.

More reasons why governments should be specifying open source to
keep the wheels of industry turning when in a downturn.