Open source 10 commandments a step in the right direction

Summary:As software vendors take punches at one another over open source and intellectual property (IP) right disputes, the industry took a step forward to keep open source from turning IP law on its head. One fundamental problem has been the lack of a widely accepted definition of open source and open standards, but fortunately it looks like somebody finally came up with one.


As software vendors take punches at one another over open source and intellectual property (IP) right disputes, the industry took a step forward to keep open source from turning IP law on its head. One fundamental problem has been the lack of a widely accepted definition of open source and open standards, but fortunately it looks like somebody finally came up with one.

Topics: Open Source

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Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003. Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at U... Full Bio

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