eWeek: The Ins and Outs of Open-Source Licensing
Jun 16, 2004, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)
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"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..."