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SitePoint: Open Source Commercialization Redux

May 25, 2005, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Blane Warrene)

"We have talked many times before on Open Sourcery about the pros and cons of the commercialization of Linux. This has included building a service and support system similar to open source's proprietary cousins (that the business world is used to), introducing benchmark ratings (already a growing movement) and methods for validating code to protect against both legitimate and rancorous legal action.

"Obviously this is something of a movement during the last few years and now several intiatives are coming to fruition for better or for worse..."

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