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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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Citation:
"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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