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Matching Open Source Software Licenses with Corresponding Business Models
July/August 2011 (vol. 28 no. 4)
pp. 31-35
When open source stack and licensing options grow, so does the need to understand the interplay among licensing, sourcing decisions, and business goals.

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public domain software,commerce,DP industry,business goals,open source software,licenses,business models,Licenses,Open source software,Business,Competitive intelligence,Modeling,Marketing and sales,stacks,licensing,copyrights,intellectual property,open source software,oss
"Matching Open Source Software Licenses with Corresponding Business Models," IEEE Software, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 31-35, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MS.2011.50
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