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Open Source is not a Sin, It's a blessing

Jun 30, 2011, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"According to at least one analyst and one open source vendor, the term open source is no longer an identifying factor...

"What has happened in my view is that some of the commercial open core vendors have so watered down the term open source in their own marketing as to make it meaningless. After all if a so called open core vendor (software based on open source but with added 'stuff' around it) has the bulk of the added 'stuff' non-open source (often the case), then being open source in that context doesn't really matter, does it?"

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