Open Source: The Unauthorized White Papers
by Donald K. Rosenberg
Publisher: Hungry Minds 2000
These days everyone is talking about Linux. But does Linux and other Open Source software really make good business sense? What are the opportunities -- and risks? This book provides the answers. Written by Donald K. Rosenberg, a respected Open Source authority, it provides a clear, objective analysis of all the critical business issues, from reliability and licensing concerns to opportunities and challenges down the road.
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by Henrik Ingo - Lulu.com
The book spotlights the people, businesses, values and practices of the Open Source world. It discusses the philosophy of openness, Open Source culture, business models, economic and ethical sustainability, mining, literature, and fashion design.
by C. DiBona, M. Stone, D. Cooper - O'Reilly Media, Inc.
These essays explore open source's impact on the software industry and reveal how open source concepts are infiltrating other areas of commerce and society. The essays appeal to a broad audience: software developers, business executives, etc.
by Ron Goldman, Richard P. Gabriel - Morgan Kaufmann
This online book is intended for anyone considering using Open Source. It describes what open source is, discusses business reasons for using open source, and describes how an open source project works in a day-to-day manner.
by Lawrence Rosen - Prentice Hall
A plain-English guide to open source law for developers, managers, users, and lawyers. Rosen clearly explains the intellectual property laws that support open source licensing, reviews today's leading licenses, and helps you make the best choices.