Sign Up for the Free Linux Foundation Publication: "Open Sourcing Proprietary Tech Made Simple"

As corporate participation in open source grows, many companies are discovering the advantages of releasing formerly proprietary technologies as open source. This article introduces a basic process and checklist that may be followed when creating a new open source project from proprietary code, to ensure a successful release.

About the Authors

Ibrahim Haddad, Ph.D., is the Director of Technology and Alliances at The Linux Foundation and Contributing Editor for the Linux Journal.

Brian Warner is Operations Manager at the Linux Foundation.