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Adventures in Open Source: "Open Source" is Not a Marketing Term

Jun 16, 2006, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Taurus Balog)


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"It seems lately that at least once I week I hear about another company 'adopting' the open-source model for their application. Usually this is a company that tried to create a traditional commercial application, failed at it, and they are hoping to ride the buzz surrounding 'open source.'

"But they just don't get it..."

Complete Story [Note: Be sure to read the first comment after the blog post. It is a direct response from the CTO of Hyperic, the company Balog holds up as an example of the problem he defines. -BKP]

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