As far as the future of the revolution, I think there will still be businesses associated with open source, which will inevitably change the mix of participants. However, I believe that open source will still be a tremendous boon to the IT community, and will provide a way of sharing software for people who would have formerly been locked out of expressing their creativity. I think that qualifies as an ongoing revolution.
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