What would happen if we developed hybrid models that make some open source "safe" from patents, and some not? Open source would wither on the vine.
Dual licenses in open source provide the best of both worlds: open software without the requirement to open source one's own code.
Researchers probe how and why to dual license open source software, but perhaps focus too much on the proprietary benefits that accrue to the developer of the software. The article also fails to capture other benefits of dual licensing.
QuarkXpress 6.0 "dual licensing" now free
Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.
Samsung's next-gen Galaxy Tab could dual boot both Android and Microsoft's ailing Windows RT operating system, according to a report.
Samsung reportedly prepping a 12-inch tablet experience that boots both Windows RT and Android.
Carphone Warehouse is investigating claims that its £50 Android tablet was produced without paying licensing fees to Google.
Microsoft makes a big moves to go global and announces a number of new partners who will be supporting Windows Phone.
Dell is trying to make its tablets that run the full version of Windows 8 more price competitive.