Open source is like a free puppy

TM Forum Live is currently bringing together some of the leading thinkers in the world of OSS at a gathering in France. Whilst I can’t be there, a colleague is representing PAOSS and relayed this message:

Best quote in my opinion was Shahar Steiff of PCCW – “Open source isn’t like free candy – it’s like a free puppy!

Great analogy. Open source, like a puppy, requires years of ongoing maintenance and care after the initial “purchase.”

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