The Open Source Alternative: Understanding Risks and Leveraging Opportunities
This book is a user manual for understanding and deployment of open source software licensing in business. Written for lawyers and businesspeople alike, it explains and analyzes open source licensing issues, and gives practical suggestions on how to deal with open source licensing in a business context. Including useful forms, information, and both technical and licensing...more
Hardcover, 286 pages
Published April 11th 2008 by John Wiley & Sons
(first published February 1st 2008)
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Aug 08, 2008 Lauren rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: lawyers, OSS folks
I sped-read this book. It was a fairly technical read, and a bit of a review for people who know the topic. The thing I was most impressed with was the beginning. The author had a good way of explaining programming, and was something that would have saved me a world of confusion when I attempted to minor in computer science.