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Is Apple Now Blocking Contributions To GCC?

http://www.phoronix.com

Yesterday on the mailing list for GCC is was brought up if Apple's Objective-C 2.0 patches for the GNU Compiler Collection could be merged back into the upstream GCC code-base as maintained by the Free Software Foundation.

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Created by jeff2007 4 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 12 weeks ago
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Ready to be an open source contributor but don't know where to start?

http://opensource.com

In early 2009, as the stories of many websites begin, a few college friends were considering what kind of project they might start together. In this particular case, the result was OpenHatch.

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Created by myspace1999 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Greg DeKoenigsber Backtracks in Case of Canonical Critique

http://techrights.org

Ubuntu hopefully emerges stronger and its parent company more willing to work upstream after Internet confrontations ignited by DeKoenigsber et al.

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Created by komrad 4 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 18 weeks ago
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Canonical takes much more than it gives

http://www.itwire.com

...what does Canonical contribute to the FOSS world? Where does it stand in terms of its contributions to other FOSS projects, from which it takes software to create Ubuntu?

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Created by waterbag 4 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 18 weeks ago
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What should we do with Free Software users who don't contribute to it in any way?

http://stop.zona-m.net

This page was born as an answer to an Italian article titled "Open Source, I want everything now and I won't give anything back".

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Created by fossfreak 5 years 2 days ago – Made popular 5 years 2 days ago
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When the Contribution Model Fails

http://bushweed.blogspot.com

I'm a big advocate of Open Source software. However Open Source has it's flaws. The contribution model may be one of it's greatest strengths, but is also a big weakness.

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Created by ItalianPenguin 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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Novell’s Contributions to Linux Drop Sharply

http://boycottnovell.com

Novell on the slippery slope of Microsoft versus Linux

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Created by komrad 5 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 21 weeks ago
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Qt Now Open for Community Contributions

http://www.kdenews.org

Today, we at Qt Software have opened our repositories to the public. Any developer can now help guide and shape the future development of Qt by contributions of code, translations, examples and other material to Qt and Qt-related projects. We have also published our roadmap and released Qt Jambi under the LGPL. Read on for details.

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Created by KDEmon 5 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 30 weeks ago
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FSF, SGI Cooperated to Resolve Licensing Issue in X.org, Mesa

http://osnews.com

IconThanks to SGI, a potential disaster for Free software purists has been averted. Back in January 2008, it was discovered by the OpenBSD guys that some of the contributions to X.org and the Mesa 3D Graphics Library made by SGI were covered under permissive open source licenses that didn't fall within FSF's definition of Free software.

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Created by peacemaker 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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A Salute to Volunteers

http://tycheent.wordpress.com

Recently, on another site, someone suggested that the development and marketing of Ubuntu was done by paid staff of Canonical. Having been actively involved in the Arizona Team for 8 months I would like to say that I really doubt that the suggestion can be taken seriously by anyone who knows a little about Ubuntu.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 34 weeks ago
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Red Hat leads open source contributions to Linux Kernel

http://www.crn.com.au

Linux distribution vendor Red Hat has streaked ahead as the leading corporate contributor to the ongoing open source project, the Linux Kernel.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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Announcing the KStars Image Challenge!

http://kstars.30doradus.org

Ever wanted to contribute to KStars, but don't have programming skills? Now you can.

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Created by extra 7 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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