TechNewsWorld: Report: Success Threatens Open Source Ethic
Apr 05, 2006, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John P. Mello JR.)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Popularity may be a menace as well as a benefit for the open
source software movement, according to an analyst at Forrester
Research in Boston, Mass.
"In a report titled 'Vendors Refine Their Open Source
Strategies/The Risk of Subverting Open Source Freedoms Mounts,'
Senior Analyst Michael Goulde cautions the open source community
about the corrupting influence profit-seeking software players
could have on its ecosystem..."