Fear and Loathing in Open Source Marketing

Posted by encoreopus on Mar 1, 2008 1:29 PM EDT
SocializedSoftware; By Mark Hinkle
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Drupal recently made a deal with the devils (venture capitalists) by virtue of the a $7 million investment in Acquia. Acquia owns the Drupal brand (or at least legally they do). Drupal lead (and Acquia co-founder) Dries Buytaert and the fine people at Acquia along with their backers are now at the crossroads faced by every vendor who sells free software… How do they supply a return on their investment without recommitting the sins of their proprietary software brethren or alienating Drupal - Open Source CMS the community that so far has driven their success.

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