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Giving It Away

How Red Hat Software Stumbled Across a New Economic Model and Helped Improve an IndustryRobert Young

As a founder of one of the leading commercial companies offering open-source software, anything I say is tainted for the purpose of objective academic research or analysis. The skeptical reader will not view this is a definitive paper on this topic, but simply a collection of interesting, enlightening, or just plain curious stories of the moments and events that have influenced the progress of Red Hat Software, Inc.

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