Meet Mark Radcliffe: The Man Who Rules Open Source Law
Aug 31, 2007, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As one of his clients told us, 'Mark Radcliffe is the
law when it comes to open source software.'
"Radcliffe, an attorney at giant DLA Piper, has lurked behind
some of the most important shifts in the open source world over the
past few years. He helped Sun Microsystems open source the Solaris
operating system, developing Sun's CDDL (Common Development and
Distribution License) license. He crafted SugarCRM's controversial
attribution license and then did similar work for a handful of
significant open source players..."