Open source equals software freedom, not free software

Monday, October 08 2012 @ 07:32 PM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

Vivek Ranadive, CEO of Tibco, is one of the industry's big thinkers, complete with a profile in Esquire. So why would a smart guy like him dismiss open source as "fool's gold"? And why do some software vendors believe they can justify "FRAND terms" on software standards and permit patented capabilities to be inserted into software standards?

Read the full thing at http://m.infoworld.com/>.open-source-software/open-source-equals-software-freedom-not-free-software-204014

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