“I put out a list of open-source business influencers recently,
knowing full well that it would cause some controversy. Few lists
can be all-encompassing, and somebody is bound to feel slighted.
You receive an award and go to thank the folks who helped you along
the way with your project and you’re bound to leave somebody
“Well, I put together a list of people who’ve had some influence
over the process of putting open-source software into business.
Right away, folks started expressing their displeasure about who
was and was not on the list…”