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Rotten to the (Open) Core?

Jul 21, 2010, 19:09 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Neary)

"The problem is that for the most part, the Open Core which you can obtain under the OSI-approved license is not that useful.

"Yesterday on Twitter, I said "Open Core is annoying because the "open core" bit is pretty much useless. It doesn't do exactly what it says on the tin."

"Now, I wasn't expecting this to be particularly controversial, but I got some push-back on this. Dan Fabulich replied "Ridiculous. Like the free version of MySQL is useless?" Which leads me to think of Inigo Montoya on the top of the Cliffs on MoherInsanity turning to Vizzini and saying "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."

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