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Does open source need a trademark?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

The logo to the right is a lie. The term “open source,” by itself, is not the trademarked property of the Open Source Initiative or anyone else.

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After 10 years: What is Open Source?

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In our earlier article, "Facts and Friction on Open Source and Free Software" we have explained where "Open Source" is coming from and what is its relation to Free Software and the Free Software Foundation that represents it.

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Welcome to Open Source 2.0

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There is no doubt that 3 February 1998 was a historic day. For it was then, at a meeting in Mountain View, that a small group led by Eric Raymond came up with the term “open source” as an alternative to the description “free software”. The question is, will history count 21 June 2007 as another such pivotal moment – the day that Open Source 2.0 was born?

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The Open Source Initiative Finds Its Backbone - Will The Real Open Source CRM Please Stand Up?

http://opensource.org

Michael Tiemann, president of the Open Source Initiative (and Red Hat's VP of Open Source Affairs), has decided to stand up against the flagrant abuse of the term "open source" (by companies like SugarCRM, CentricCRM, and MuleSource, and OpenBravo, to shame a few). He is urging the community to use "open source" only to refer to OSI-approved licenses.

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It's Time to Consider Open Source Software, Part 1

http://www.linuxinsider.com

In 1985, Richard Stallman released "The GNU Manifesto," in which he proclaimed a golden rule: One must share computer programs. Software vendors required him to agree to license agreements that forbade sharing programs with others, but he refused to "break solidarity" with other computer users whom he assumed also wanted to use free software.

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Lessons Plans for Teachers Using Free and Open Source Software

http://wiki.edubuntu.org

This site is dedicated to collecting and cataloging lesson plans for classroom teachers interested in moving beyond mere document production and really tapping in to the promise of technology integration and education.

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Be Realistic. Demand the Impossible

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A favorite slogan of the Situationists during the social upheavals in Europe during May 1968 was "Be Realistic. Demand the impossible". Stretch out, dare to dream, go against the flow, and your dreams just might come true.

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