"While it may seem that such an #OpenSource contribution model that depends on just a few core contributors for so much of the code wouldn’t be sustainable, the opposite is true. Each vendor can take particular interest in just a few projects, committing code to those, while 'free riding' on other projects for which it derives less strategic value."
This is another reason why the 'source available' folks are wrong. "Cloud" vendors may not be paying directly to use their software, but they pay people whose work days contribute huge amounts to a wide range of #FreeCode projects. Projects like the Linux kernel, without which 'source available' projects like #Redis, #MongoDB, and #ShareTribe, wouldn't have a viable business in the first place.
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