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Business Logic vs. Free Software Idealism

May 27, 2008, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"These days, business and free software co-exist with little friction.

"Although you still find some members of the free software community who automatically view business with suspicion, for the most part the community considers the multibillion dollar open source industry as a validation of its beliefs. Business and free software are so closely intertwined that kernel developers Linus Torvalds and Andrew Morton are employed by the Linux Foundation, a non-profit consortium of corporations. But in recent months, this cooperation is showing signs of becoming strained."

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