oscon

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/www/drupal/drupal-6.19/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 34.
29

The Same Old Microsoft at OSCON

http://ur1.ca

Microsoft bought a seat at OSCON. There are problems with both what they are telling us and what others might not be able to tell us because of this. A small retrospective is in order.

Read more »
mariuz's picture
Created by mariuz 3 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 20 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
24

OSCON 2009: Governments and open source

http://lwn.net

Some government entities put up fierce resistance to free software because they do not want to run afoul of ethics laws that prohibit them from accepting gifts - if free software has value, then government officials are not allowed to receive the code without paying for it.

Read more »
Sun's picture
Created by Sun 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
Category: Government   Tags:
14

If Microsoft Joins In, Can it Be a Revolution?

http://www.linuxinsider.com

In the old days, when Microsoft wanted to kill the Open Source Movement, O'Reilly's Open Source Convention was where you found true software revolutionaries. Great coders, they also were idealists who believed software was something you shared. Then a funny thing happened. Open source went mainstream.

Read more »
C733tus's picture
Created by C733tus 7 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 21 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags: