19-12-04

who's code is it anyway

"A corporate Linux or open-source user that lacks indemnification and product warranty will expend its own time, money and resources fighting legal action," said Laura DiDio, senior analyst for application infrastructure and software platforms at The Yankee Group
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1743663,00.asp
if you don't know where the code's from and who can set a claim on it, would you buy or install it and if you do, knowing that someone can put a claim to it and asks payment, have a set aside the resources to fight or pay it out ?
 
 

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