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Are You in Compliance with Open Source?

Nov 02, 2010, 07:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"The Linux Foundation is delivering on its promise to help enterprises comply with open source licensing terms with a new self-assessment checklist.

"At the LinuxCon event this past August, the Linux Foundation officially announced a new license compliance program to help ease adoption of open source technologies. The checklist is one of the deliverables of the new compliance program, though it's not a complete solution to ensure that an enterprise is fully open source license compliance.

"The self-assessment checklist for open source compliance provides enterprises with best practices on how to properly comply with open source license requirements. The checklist does not, however, provide a scoring mechanism by which enterprises can gauge their own levels of compliance."

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