Advertising "open core" software

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Wed Apr 14 10:33:16 UTC 2010

On 04/14/2010 03:49 PM, Mario Torre wrote:
> But let's take it ever more extreme.
> Fedora can be considered in some ways as the core version of Red Hat
> Enterprise Linux.

Not at all.  Fedora is upstream for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora
has more packages than Red Hat Enterprise Linux.  Both of these are free
and open source versions.   At this point, you are very very far from
the "open core" business model.  The definition of "open core" is very

One of the important requirement of open core is centralized copyright
control which none of the examples you cited have. 


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