LWN: The Path to Open Source: Venture Capitalism?

LWN’s Liz Coolbaugh discusses the impact of a venture capital
investment in the decision to release the source code for

“Digital Creations will use the funding to significantly grow
its consulting business. The company’s powerful Principia web
application platform has been developed over the last two years and
used in high scale, dynamic web sites for business applications.
With this software architecture, Digital Creations brings a
significant advantage in projects focused on time, value, and
certainty of success.”