eWeek: Will Profit Motives Fragment Open-Source Community?
Sep 24, 2005, 22:00 (16 Talkback[s])
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"Will profit-hungry international corporate cultures ultimately
change the fundamental altruistic values of the open-source
"There will always be a place for open-source software; that's a
"However, there are those who believe that as the community and
some of its most successful products mature and become more
integral to the success of enterprise IT systems—where untold
amounts of money change hands—the community may become less
free-hearted and more profit-oriented..."