The Six Tuxes and the Elephant

Meanwhile, in the FOSS world, six Tuxes are examining the elephant:

FOSS Tuxes and the elephant.
Image copyright © 2008 Melissa McKenney Creative Commons (Attribution)

Now these guys aren't any smarter than their proprietary cousin, in fact, as you can see, they are just as confused about what they are dealing with. The difference is that in an open environment, they have free and open discussions...