[PLUG] Fedora 9 valued at $10.8B

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Oct 24 09:41:34 PDT 2008


Aditya Godbole wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 7:19 PM, Rahul Sundaram
>  wrote:
> 
>> "Have you got some loose change in your pocket, and dreams of building a
>> better operating system? It would take about 25 years, nearly 60,000
>> developer-years, and $10.8B to re-create a distribution like Fedora 9,
>> according to a new report from the Linux Foundation. "
>>
> 
> The value is equal to the cost? Great!

Nah. You got to read the entire report for caveats on how the 
calculation works.

Rahul



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