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Mozilla Would Like to Pick Your Brain - Revising the MPL

http://www.groklaw.net

Can we talk about licenses for a bit? It's something I've wanted to talk to you about for a long time, and it's a good time for it, because Mozilla is redrafting its license and would like your input.

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Created by HeresJohnny 3 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 50 weeks ago
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Why “open source” misses the point of Free Software

http://www.techradar.com

"25 years after Stallman first set the GNU project in motion, what have these ideals achieved, and what can we do to ensure the future of free software? Linux Format spoke to him to find out..."

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On the savannah, where the gnu roam...

http://www.fsf.org

"There are many services that will host your project's source code, mailing lists and bug trackers. While very few of these services charge for their services, most of them are built on proprietary software. Worse, some of them have started adding adverts for proprietary software in their mailing lists, or refusing projects with certain free software licenses [...] So, what's the alternative?

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License change makes software more attractive for the community

http://www.linux.com

Dimdim calls itself the world's first free Web meeting service based on an open source platform. Users can share their desktops and files while chatting and videoconferencing with meeting participants.

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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Microsoft vs. Google – the open source shame

http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk

one could argue that Microsoft – once blessed with the open source label – will only abuse its status. The company could claim to be a huge open source supporter, derailing critics' arguments by displaying nothing more than the OSI logo when needed.

Chris DiBona, Google's open source manager, seems to fall into this cynical camp.

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 46 weeks ago
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Why, Why, Why OSI?

http://www.groklaw.net

Matt Asay writes that he can't understand why Microsoft's submission of its Microsoft Permissive License is not being welcomed by one and all with open arms at OSI. So I thought I'd try to explain it.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 46 weeks ago
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