[Ilugc] Employee Agreement of a FOSS company

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Dec 3 15:53:20 IST 2008


Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:

> first define what is a 'FOSS company'? The term is unclear. A company that 
> opensources all the code it produces? Then neither the employer nor the 
> employee get anything out of the code in terms of IPR. But such a company 
> will not last for more than 5 minutes. 

Originally Cygnus and then Red Hat, Mozilla Corporation and others have 
lasted just a little bit more than that.

> I personally feel that your question can never be answered as there can never 
> be a FOSS company.

Disagree.

Rahul




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