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+ - Lacking contributions of corporations to OSS

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Sargun Dhillon
Sargun Dhillon writes: "William Hurley, or better known as whurley, from BMC software writes about a town much like the open source world where no one gives back. As the open source community is exploding in size it is being taken advantage of some. Open source projects are being used by companies who adequately contribute back to open source, but there are a few evil companies which are not willing contribute back. This is only one more bump that OSS must pass over."

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