EclipseCon 2007 March 5-8, Santa Clara California





Intellectual Property Issues and the Mixing/Blending of Commercial and Open Source Software

Donald Smith (Eclipse)

· Panel

Tuesday, 10:10, 50 minutes | Theater

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lifecycle of a task or project? Which open source options are compatible with which commercial (or even other open source) options? These questions are much more difficult to address. This panel will highlight the business risks involved with open source and how to avoid them. Experiences and advice with mixed/"blended" software solutions will be shared. We will discuss best practices for assessing your code from assembling a compliance team, auditing your code base, to evaluating your findings. Participants in the panel include:

http://www.eclipse.org/org/foundation/staff.php

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