linux business models


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Jiri Baum


here's the link to the standard essay on open-source business models:

Despite the whimsical title, it's a serious work. The relevant sections would be 9.3, 7.1 and, for some, 9.2. Have a look at 7.2, too, that's a
reason for open source from the client's point of view.

"[O]pen-sourcing Zope could be critical advertising for Digital
Creations's real asset -- its people. He expected that customers
evaluating Zope would consider it more efficient to hire the experts
than to develop in-house Zope expertise."

Jiri Baum <[email protected]> the MAT LinuxPLC project at