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PC Week: IBM revises open-source license

Thanks to Alvin for
this link.

“Is IBM really serious about open source?”

“It’s serious enough that the company is revising its original
open-source license, released in early December 1998, to better
meet the open-source community standards. In addition, IBM is
putting the new IBM Public Source License forward for Open Source
Initiative approval.”

“Why is IBM bothering? Because, according to sources, the
company was aware that the open-source community had some problems
with IBM’s original license and wanted to address them”

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Story