Time for Open Source to Build a Code Recycling Center
Jun 29, 2008, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Corporations hold a ton of open source code behind their
firewalls, and Jim Whitehurst wants to extract it.
"The Red Hat CEO knows whereof he speaks. Before joining the
company he was at Delta Air Lines.
"In introducing the subject Matt Asay called this code waste.
Which gave me a clever idea.
"Don't think of these as corporate code contributions. Think of
it as code recycling..."