HP--Community-Serving or Self-Serving?
Jan 31, 2008, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
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"Let's talk about HP, shall we?
"After a state of marketing quiescence, the folks at the 'Pack
have laid out a veritable smörgåsbord of information.
Kicking it off was last week's announcement that the OEM was
launching the FOSSology and FOSSbazaar projects as a way to help
customers and potential customers identify and deal with any open
source software that might show up in a business organization.
"Putting aside, for a moment, the trend surrounding the notion
of finding open source in your organization seems to have been
elevated to--at the very least--the level of getting cooties, why
is HP offering this service...?"