The forkers saving open source from a corporate bear hug

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jan 17, 2013 2:31 AM EDT
The Register; By Matt Asay
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Open source has long had a strong corporate element to it, perhaps starting in earnest when IBM pledged to spend $1bn on Linux back in 2000. Despite the benefits of corporate funding of open-source software - more money, more source code written - some question whether open source has become too corporate. For those who worry about the commercialisation of open source, I'd like to introduce you to Pedro Algarvio, contributor to the SaltStack project.

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