If you're a regular reader of this blog, you know that I can sound like johnny-one-note when it comes to open-source licensing strategies. (Gasp! You, Matt?? No!) This morning, however, I talked with a range of friends from JBoss/Red Hat, SugarCRM, JasperSoft, and MuleSource, and it became clear to me that while these companies are very successful, they're successful on their own terms. I couldn't easily adapt to their models, nor could they adapt to mine.
I like Alfresco's model. It fits my personality and that of the company. We are building an employee base around the philosophy and business value of the model.… Read more