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Control, Transparency, and Customer Contributions to Open Source

Jul 29, 2008, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

[ Thanks to Matt Asay for this link. ]

"In open source, developers want to go where they can exercise control over their code. Commercial/corporate open-source projects offer less of this opportunity unless you represent a customer-developer. The real question for commercial open-source projects for me is whether commercially involved participants - e.g., customers and partners - can be motivated to contribute code."

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