Packaged Product Based on OSS Components

The mention of ‘Open Source Software’ conjures up a mixture of thoughts such as:

On a positive note:

  1. Free software
  2. Very reliable, robust and well tested components
  3. Can be modified and used
  4. Selfless developers working on this
  5. Lots of review points before it is released
  6. Mostly each component exposes and operates on open standard and protocols

On a negative note:

  1. Who owns the solution and who will support this?
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