The Future of Open Source at Apple

[ Thanks to Matt Asay
for this link. ]

“Apple has always been an open source-friendly company. In fact,
as the company’s website declares, it is ‘the first major computer
company to make Open Source development a key part of its ongoing
software strategy.’ From its Safari browser to its exceptional OS X
operating system, Apple is open source to its core (pun

“So, yes, Apple incorporates open-source projects into its
products (which you can follow here). But its adoption of open
source goes far beyond development. Apple is also an aggressive
purchaser of open-source software. I’m familiar with several
open-source companies that do business with Apple…”