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ZDNet UK: Banks 'Should Give Back to Open Source Community'

Apr 26, 2006, 13:45 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"Major open source vendors on Monday called for financial companies to contribute more code to the open source community.

"'How many here have open source developers working at their company?' Carl Drisko, Novell's Linux and open source principal, asked the audience during a panel at the Linux on Wall Street conference in New York. Relatively few members of the audience raised their hands, to which Drisko said: 'It's pretty rare, the number of folks on the Street [Wall Street] that are making major contributions back. They are consumers of open source, but are not necessarily sharing well. We wish there were more that were going on...'"

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