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Open source licence compliance made easy

Feb 11, 2011, 19:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"A company that creates software to check for open source licence compliance claims that version 4 of its product is set to give it a competitive edge in the market.

"Protecode, whose product is called Protecode System 4, is based in Ontario, Canada.

"Chief executive Mahshad Koohgoli (pic below) said the market that Protecode was operating in was an emerging one as open source permeated into more and sectors of the economy.

"The software manages open source licences depending on the policies set by an organisation. Third-party code can be detected and the system can be set up to be used by anything from five to 20,000 developers."

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