Subject: Re: Hal's new white paper
From: Danese Cooper <Danese.Cooper@Sun.COM>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 09:26:21 -0800

Do you guys know (I've always wondered)?...does NetCraft roll the 
WebSphere numbers in with Apache numbers?  Or is the 68% cleanly OSS Apache?

Danese

Tim O'Reilly wrote:

> 
> On Mar 28, 2004, at 4:05 AM, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
>>
>> Amusing that they quote Websphere as an example of commercial s/w 
>> that  runs on Linux, when Websphere is based on Apache.
> 
> 
> But WebSphere does have many commercial components as well.  It's a  
> classic example of one model for how to commercialize open source:   
> wrap a bunch of free and proprietary components together into an  
> inseparable whole, and sell that.  Much the same model as OS X, just in  
> another sector of the industry.
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