Are Vendors Vital to Open Source?
Oct 23, 2008, 19:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"All of which leads to a profound and interesting question,
namely are vendors vital to open source?
"I know they believe they are. Folks like Matt Asay and Dave
Rosenberg probably can't conceive of a vital open source movement
absent its vendors. Yet the most vital open source projects are run
by non-profits Linux, Firefox, Eclipse."