Wednesday, August 23, 2006

 

Why enterprises should pay attention to the Free Software Foundation

The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users.

It is important for enterprises who realize that IT is key to realizing their strategic intent that all impediments to freedom of movement be removed. If an enterprise is constrained by third parties yet their competitors who practice open source development practices are not, guess who has real competitive advantage...





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