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Are big companies involvement in OpenSource a scam?

by Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer

Namgyal BRISSON once said that many big companies use OpenSource for profit. Here’s a case where according to the Verge, microsoft’s head of the developer division (name written in the clear) could not bear to see features being given away for free.

So, if at higher levels, the OpenSource idea is shunned, we wonder why exactly they are involved at all. The closed-source philosophy is hard to get rid of. The .NET fellows after some identity crisis and disillusion finally found a way to readd the feature back.

Next time people laud Microzoft and their love of OpenSource and them being some angels or soemthing like that, here’s some nice texts to go through

A better view:

The Verge: