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ZDNet: Commercial Open Source, A Misnomer?

Aug 31, 2005, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Farber)

"I received an e-mail from Simon Romanski, director of information systems at Fulfillment America, asking about the nature of open source software and its intersection with commercialism. Open source software (the code) is free and open. You can pay for support, packaging, reliable distributions. If in what's called commercial open source, the code isn't all free, then should it be marketed as open source...?"

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