You have possibly seen the #symbiangives campaign… so what have we really given to the community by going open source?
Ohloh estimates that the actual platform equals to 1,928 years of development effort… and here is the split of languages used in the platform:
Some of you may find interesting that the platform includes 13M lines of XML and some ADA, Lisp and a bit of AWK, so there is something for everyone!
One more thing! If you where wondering how does making the largest Open Source project public in less than a year looks like, this might give you an idea: