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Sep 11, 2004, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
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"There's open source software (OSS), there's what Novell Inc chief technology officer Alan Nugent calls 'closed source'--meaning proprietary--software, and then there's Novell's own 'mixed-source' software.

"Nugent was describing Novell's own policy, one that he said brought together the best of open source and Novell's proprietary software, and was periodically realigned so that the two complemented each other as best as possible..."

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