"Earlier this month I took a look at Fortune's tips for initial
public offerings in 2008 and passed comment on the open
source-related contenders. Given the events of the past ten days or
so it is worth taking another look at the open source vendors that
might make IPO candidates between now and the turn of the
"Once again I should note that I have no knowledge of the IPO
plans of these companies beyond that which is presented below, and
the assessment of their potential is my own..."