Techworld: Q&A: Nelson Pratt, OSDL Marketing Director
Mar 11, 2005, 22:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Q: What are the big issues at the OSDL right
"A: We see Linux going further into the enterprise but one of
the big inhibitors is licensing. We know from talking open source
customers that licensing on a large scale is too labour-intensive.
The typical open source licensing granting process was set up with
the view of protecting developer/hacker.
"But today, as Linux gets deeper into the enterprise, it has to
look back as a user of that software rather than a developer. We'd
ask whether a licence was developed in order to more aggressively