From CNet: "With some of the entrepreneurial glamour gone from open-source software, companies
backing the cooperative-programming approach are resorting to more traditional means to
boost their prospects: the old-boys network.
Open-source programming, in which software code may be shared and changed, has been
popularized by successes such as Linux and Apache. Now companies backing lesser-known
open-source packages are nailing down alliances to help their prospects."