Brian Aker on Open Core

Brian Aker and I don’t always see eye to eye, but we agree much more than we disagree. I really enjoyed his post today about the open core business model. While not as damning as the one Brian Prentice wrote about the Emperor’s new clothes, it brings home a lot of points from someone who has a lot more open source cred than me, and who has lived through it. Perhaps this will lead to an awakening of the market to the severe limitations of open core when compared to true free and open source software.