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Old 10-23-2008, 01:00 PM   #1
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LXer: Linux Foundation Reverse Engineers the Cost of a Linux Distro

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Buzz is going around about a new report from the Linux Foundation, which finds that "it would take approximately $10.8 billion to build the Linux community distribution Fedora 9 in today’s dollars with today’s software development costs." You can get the complete findings here. Here are some of the highlights from the report, and what's missing.



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