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Once More Unto the Breach: A Short Follow-Up on the Optaros Free and Open Source Software Policy

Oct 31, 2005, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Walli)

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"Back at the end of June, we published the Optaros Free and Open Source Software Policy. It was our statement of our belief of how we as a consulting services company have to engage with the free and open source community at large, and how we intend to run the business. I've always been as concerned/cynical as Matt Asay of companies talking the talk without walking the walk. As he points out:

"'...I sometimes worry that too many executives will spoil the original flavor of open source. By this I don't mean the 'community,' ...Rather, I mean the ethos of open source: giving back, collaboration, etc...'

"I wanted to follow-up with what we're doing since publishing our policy..."

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