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ZDNet: The Heart of the Open Source Contract

Dec 21, 2005, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Here's some more Linux FUD claiming that open source has a hidden 'gotcha'--you have to share. And here is a ZDNet report indicating that Australian programmers don't share like they should.

"There is a quid pro quo in open source. It's not always in the contract you click agreement on. But even in the loosest BSD-style contract, it's implied. You stand on a lot of shoulders, and your additions must become part of the structure..."

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