Commercial gpljoomla

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Commercial gpljoomla

  1. 1. Business models for commercial GPL software development Round Table Discussion June 1st 2010
  2. 2. GPL business models • Externally funded ventures * Public funding * `Needed improvement’ funding * Indirect funding • Internally funded or revenue based * `Best knowledge here’’ without constraints * `Best knowledge here’ with constraints * `Best code here’ without constraints * `Best code here’ with constraints * `Special’ licences * `Brand selling’ • Unfunded developments • Internal use http://eu.conecta.it/paper/Economics_open_source.html
  3. 3. Links • discussion on joomla-dev-general list: http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-dev-general/ browse_thread/thread/78b918a635615bbc/46b33330 8f965084 • video from 2001 about the origin of GPL-software (and some discussion about it): http://www.alltogetherasawhole.org/profiles/blogs/revo- lution-os

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