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Re: [SLUG] [ot] Size of open source support market
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] [ot] Size of open source support market
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 12:18:48 +1000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)
<quote who="Richard Hayes">
> I am trying to find estimates of the size of the support market for open
> source products, ie the so called 'widget frosting' business.
> Can anyone suggest any good sites?
In Australia? Nothing particularly all-encompassing. You could refer to OSIA
membership, but we know that's a pretty small club compared to the number of
companies participating in the Open Source industry at large...
In the next few weeks you'll find out about a Waugh Partners project aimed
toward answering precisely this question. Keep your ears peeled. ;-)
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