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Computerworld: Open-Source Software: There’s No Free Lunch

As an IT manager, why do I need to know or care about
open-source licensing?
Because you or your company is, or
soon will be, using open-source software.

I never realized that licensing was even an issue in
open-source. Why do I need a license for something that’s
free?
Because of the problem with the word free.
It means too many different things in the language. Birds are free
to fly. Is open-source software free in that sense…?”


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