SRO: Culture Clash

“Despite open source’s promising business opportunities, its
potential goes only so far.”

“Just like the separation of church and state, a careful line
has to be drawn between commercial and open source. At the same
time, corporations with their hordes of patents, programming
dollars and talent eventually will have to become trusted stewards
of the open-source development process–especially if this software
model expects to thrive in new, more robust markets, like app
servers and databases.”