eWeek: The Ins and Outs of Open-Source Licensing
Jun 16, 2004, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)
"Recent moves by such companies as Sun Microsystems and Computer
Associates to dip their toes into the world of open source have
reawakened interest in how open-source software licenses work, and
what benefits they bring to software companies--if any.
"When companies such as Sun talk about making important products
open source, what they're really interested in, say industry
observers, is the open-source business model--the model that has
allowed Red Hat, Novell and others to draw on the efforts of
thousands of Linux developers around the world..."