Open Source Is Going Even More Open—Because It Has To | WIRED
Google often gives its software away for free. It has long believed in open source software.
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But last week, the company took this idea to the next level. It gave away all rights to Kubernetes, a cloud computing system originally designed by Google engineers, asking a non-profit to manage its development. It didn’t just share some software code with the world. It agreed to let an independent party oversee the development of the code.