Publicly Funded Research: Tell Us Your Opinion
Subject:   Publicly Funded Research Open Code
Date:   2008-02-17 13:32:35
From:   stvgrnfld
I think research that produces code which is funded by public dollars should be open source.
Take the counter position, that it may becme privately-owned, then why should the public fund a windfall to a private owner? Once the public funds the code, the code becomes public property.

I saw an article ( on this I think.