« La réussite, c’est un peu de savoir, un peu de savoir-faire et beaucoup de faire-savoir. » [ Jean Nohain ]
This is absolutely wrong since the quality of a software is not related to its distribution mode. Think about it: would it be as simple as making the open-source software proprietary in order to suddenly become more efficient?
Moreover, we may mention a few examples of efficient open-source software suites that have proven their value in everyday use: Firefox web browser, Open Office suite, VLC media player, Thunderbird email application, etc.
Need another example? The deputies of the French National Assembly have adopted the operating system Ubunty since 2007, and the state police since 2008.
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