Some successful open-source companies are using a dual-licensing scheme. In short, software is released both through an open source version (e.g. licensed under the GNU GPL) and through a proprietary license usually reserved to paying customers. It’s great for attracting OEM vendors since they can integrate the dual-licensed software into their proprietary application without fear of contamination. FUD is apparently good for business.

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