ZDNet UK: Banks 'Should Give Back to Open Source Community'
Apr 26, 2006, 13:45 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Major open source vendors on Monday called for financial
companies to contribute more code to the open source community.
"'How many here have open source developers working at their
company?' Carl Drisko, Novell's Linux and open source principal,
asked the audience during a panel at the Linux on Wall Street
conference in New York. Relatively few members of the audience
raised their hands, to which Drisko said: 'It's pretty rare, the
number of folks on the Street [Wall Street] that are making major
contributions back. They are consumers of open source, but are not
necessarily sharing well. We wish there were more that were going