I usually agree with lot of the things Matt Asay writes but today
in Closing an open-source deal trough your systems
integrator , he thinks the way to work with partners in an
opensource environment is to force them to sell the commercial
solutions of your products.
He also thinks you should block them from starting an implementation before the end customer has signed a purchase order.
Whew.. this must be the most stupid idea he had since he started his opensource career. The sad part is that I haven't seen a commercially backer of an opensource project dealing correctly with …[Read more]