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View Thread: Business source - Is it really open source at this point - Monty Widenius
  • Frank Hileman

    @montywi: After hearing your explanation, I am more confused. If the source code is already accessible, before the multi-year time period has elapsed, the companies with no qualms about exploiting open source, will compile the source code and never pay a dime. This is in fact the majority of companies. I cannot see how the quasi-open source state improves the business model.