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Open Source's Big Model Train Win - Interesting, but...

Feb 25, 2010, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"From the 'Jacobsen v. Katzer' files:

"It's a big win for open source -- or is it? I'm talking about the Jacobsen v. Katzer dispute about open source code violation. Bruce Perens has written a definitive story over on Datamation about the specifics of the case (so I won't repeat that here).

"The long story short is a U.S. court has upheld the validity of an Open Source developer's rights. The sad part of the story is that it took five years for the U.S. justice system to come to that conclusion (whoever said that Justice is swift?)"

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