Open source licence compliance made easy
Feb 11, 2011, 19:34 (1 Talkback[s])
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"A company that creates software to check for open
source licence compliance claims that version 4 of its product is
set to give it a competitive edge in the market.
"Protecode, whose product is called Protecode System 4, is based
in Ontario, Canada.
"Chief executive Mahshad Koohgoli (pic below) said the market
that Protecode was operating in was an emerging one as open source
permeated into more and sectors of the economy.
"The software manages open source licences depending on the
policies set by an organisation. Third-party code can be detected
and the system can be set up to be used by anything from five to