Software Libre and Commercial Viability

Alessandro Rubini


Table of Contents
1. Copyright and Licensing
2. Software Libre and Commercial Viability
2.1. Viability for individual consultants
2.2. Viability for support companies
2.3. Viability for education centers
2.4. Social issues
2.5. Limits of the free software model
3. About the Author

1. Copyright and Licensing

Copyright (c) 1998, 1999 by Alessandro Rubini. This material may be distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Open Publication License, v0.4 (8 June 1999) or later (the latest versioin is presently available at Distributions of modified versions of this document is prohibited without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.

Reprinted with permission of Linux Journal.