US Economy

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Thu Apr 7 16:59:29 MDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 16:39 -0600, Joel Finlinson wrote:
> Here's an interesting link that shows how much OSS matters to
> Friendster's bottom line :

>From the LAMP link:
"The first three letters in LAMP stand for Linux, Apache, and MySQL,
which comprise the OS, Web server, and database management system,
respectively. Some developers dispute that Linux should be part of the
equation; the same stack runs on Mac OS X, Unix, and even Windows.
Linux, however, has the advantage of offering the same low cost and
access to source code that the other components provide. The P in LAMP
is a matter of preference; it stands for either Perl, PHP (PHP:
Hypertext Preprocessor), or Python, although some would argue that other
scripting languages, such as Ruby, deserve a place at the table as

I'm wish people would acknowledge the *real* LAMP...
Linux, Apache, mod_mono, PostgreSQL!

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