Open Source Unix like operating systems have become leaders in the world servers, and initiatives such as the W3C have delivered the de facto standards for the web, individual and corporate users continue to give out large sums for proprietary software.
Corporations producing and selling proprietary operating systems and applications software are effectively tapping huge markets and making super profits, while the Open Source Community seems to be picking up crumbs, for the most part.
Corporate members of the Open Source Community, with some notable exceptions such as IBM, are often struggling to break even or are funded by a combination of risk capital and grants; not a good basis for a business in the long run.
Individual members of the community, the people who do most of the creative work, only occasionally receive financial rewards for their contributions.
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