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Old 10-23-2008, 07:51 AM   #1
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LXer: Avoided Costs and Competitive Benefits: Estimating the Value of Linux


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Today, the Linux Foundation is releasing a report that shows just how valuable FOSS can be. The authors find that recreating Fedora 9.1 (the free distribution upon which Red Hat's current Linux release is based) using traditional proprietary methods would cost $10.8 billion. They also find that the cost of creating the Linux kernel alone would be $1.4 billion.

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