More “open” systems emerging in the for-profit world

Socialtext is completing its transformation into a commercial open source company. At the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) this morning, the company released Socialtext Open, an enterprise-class version of its software, under a standard open source license (Mozilla Public 1.1). As in most commercial open source software, there is a hold back–Socialtext Open doesn’t include the closed source enterprise management and enterprise integration tools that are part of the Socialtext Enterprise appliance and hosted offerings.

Read this article from News.com.  More from ZDNet’s Between the Lines Blog.


*There’s a lot to the “Open Source” movement. Learn more and add what you know at the Whats New Media Wiki

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