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What's The Rule For Embedding Open Source Software?

Aug 29, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I just talked with two CIOs who have different takes on embedding open source software in their companies' products. One sees it as standard practice, the other approaches it like a snake in a bag.

"One gentleman is the CIO of an engine manufacturing company. He says the engineers in his firm regularly embed open source software in the company's products. From what he was saying, it sounded like this was a standard practice in his industry, and that he didn't have much to do with it. Otherwise, his company didn't use much open source software in its IT environment..."

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