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Intraware SubscribNews Alert: Unix – The Granddaddy of Open Source?

“Those who question whether Open Source is a viable method for
competing against established commercial vendors can look to the
history of Unix as a possible blueprint.”

“Originally developed at AT&T Bell Labs, Unix was never an
Open Source project per se. Unix and its source code was licensed
to universities for a nominal sum, which resulted in scores of
young developers playing around with its source code’s
possibilities. Naturally, this began an explosion of development,
and Unix cemented itself firmly within the next generation of
developers.”

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