You can watch this movie in it's entirety on youtube. It came out in 2002. I found the claim that the "adoption of curve of linux followed the adoption curve of the internet", and that the application that really made linux was apache web server.
This is really important for the "Access commons" concept. I think it also possibly informs what can be expected in some ways in other "commons" (food, energy, etc).
A CAD prog with API that could be made into Flows-capable?
Besides the standard object types such as annotations, meshes and parts objects, FreeCAD also offers the amazing possibility to build 100% python-scripted objects, called Python Features. Those objects will behave exactly as any other FreeCAD object, can be saved in a document and opened on any other installation of FreeCAD, since the python code that defines the object is also saved in the document.