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ZDNet Asia: McNealy: CDDL is 'Best of Both Worlds'

Sep 14, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems' Community Development and Distribution License (CDDL) addresses the limitations of proprietary and open-source licenses, according to its head honcho Scott McNealy.

"Before Sun established the CDDL, the market lacked an open-source license that could encompass the best of both worlds--community sharing and profitability. Creating revenues to fund next-generation software development, McNealy said, is just as important as the need to develop intellectual property (IP)..."

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