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What the XenSource Deal Says About Open Source

Aug 17, 2007, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

"Very little, in my opinion.

"While Matt Asay sees the deal as 'a big win for open source... mostly because it pegs the value of an open source company quite high' I'm not sure that's true in this case.

"I've got to agree with Raven Zachary over at The 451 Group when he writes that 'It wasn't open source that provided the 150x multiplier...'"

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