UMBC ebiquity

Corporate Use of Open Source Software

Speaker: Eric Raymond

Start: Friday, October 08, 2010, 04:30PM

End: Friday, October 08, 2010, 05:45PM

Location: ITE 229

Abstract: There is a long history of free and open software created by and shared among communities of computer programmers. The scale, quality and significance of open source software has been steadily growing over the past three decades and it now a very important part of the software market. Eric Raymond will discuss the financial, legal, support and technology issues involving the business use of open source software.

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Tags: open source