Linux.com: How to make money from open source platforms

Interesting article on making money from free/open source platforms:

lots of people get paid to work on or with open source software, but an increasing number of them don’t work for software vendors,

This is why it’s important to push for sponsorships and donations and for the 20% time at work. Free software developers are more and more working at companies that don’t view software as a core competency (or at least they don’t view it that way directly).