aesoteric writes: An Australian developer has estimated the commercial cost to build the forthcoming release of the Debian operating system, codenamed Wheezy, would be over $19 billion. The valuation is created using a tool called sloccount, which has previously been used to cost Fedora 9 and the Linux kernel.
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