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Cashing In On Open Source Projects the eBay Way

Dec 11, 2007, 03:15 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Andad)

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"Whenever I see a press release that includes words such as monetize, world's largest and unique position I have to admit I get a sudden urge to reach for the delete key. However, on this occasion I decided to read on simple because it came from the direction of SourceForge.net and concerned the opportunity to monetize open source software. Not that I am 100% convinced that this is as close to the heart of the open source developer as some pundits believe. That said, if anyone can produce the necessary software alchemy then it has to be SourceForge.net, occupying as it does the lofty position of the world's largest web site for open source development and distribution..."

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