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50% of developers concerned about open source redistribution rights

By Liliya Apostolova, March 18, 2010

A couple of months ago, we commented on the Dr. Dobbs article What Developers Think, written by Jeffrey Hammond, Research Analyst for Forrester Research which concluded developers often use open source without their manager's approval.

Our March developer poll generated some interesting results showing that developers, managers and architects are all concerned with the proper licensing of open source for externally distributed applications.

Over 60% using dynamic languages in mission-critical applications

By Angie Hirata, March 1, 2010

In our blog post a few weeks ago entitled "What Managers don't know about their developers using open source components", we discussed how developers may be using open source in their application development without their managers' knowledge or consent.

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