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Can you be open source and not open source?

Aug 08, 2011, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Spector)

"As an example, I was at a conference several years back when Zimbra was first acquired by Yahoo and the head of Zimbra discussed how about 99.5% of their code was written and maintained by the employees of Zimbra and not the broader community. In fact, Zimbra was not interested in having external parties submit code as their development process was tightly managed and run via internal processes. The source code was publically available to anyone wishing to review or download it. Thus, I consider them an open source project."

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