[Ilugc] Employee Agreement of a FOSS company

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at thenilgiris.com
Wed Dec 3 17:42:26 IST 2008

On Wednesday 03 Dec 2008 3:53:20 pm Rahul Sundaram 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.

can you confirm that all code produced by Red Hat is opensourced? If so, 
obviously neither the programmer or the company directly gets money out of 


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