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My Tongue-Lashing from Eben Moglen

http://radar.oreilly.com

"It created a bit of a stir at the O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing on Open Source a few weeks ago when Eben Moglen, who'd been invited to speak with me about free software licensing in the era of Web 2.0, chose instead to take me to task for talking about open source rather than free software for the past ten years, and for "wasting time promoting commercial products." A number of people asked t

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Created by can.axis 7 years 1 week ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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Guide to the second discussion draft of the GNU Affero GPL version 3 — GPLv3

http://gplv3.fsf.org

"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today released the second discussion draft of the GNU Affero General Public License (GNU AGPL). This new license is based on version 3 of the GNU GPL. It has a new requirement to ensure that users who interact with the software over a network can receive the source for that program..."

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Created by can.axis 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Time for Web 2.0 to be Unleashed with Open Source

http://ross.typepad.com

"Web 2.0 companies are largely built upon Open Source software. But how many of them do you consider significant contributors to Open Source? [...]and with the focus on APIs, instead of contributing code back to the projects you leverage, or contributing your own projects, cooperation has been limited..."

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The GPL and Software as a Service

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"...free software license requirements to release source code are all triggered by the act of distribution, and that web applications, which are not actually "distributed," are therefore not bound by these licenses....In other words, software delivered as service is now officially not covered by the GPL..."

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Created by can.axis 7 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 6 weeks ago
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Update: Firefox vs. IE in O'Reilly Network Logs

http://radar.oreilly.com

"...Firefox passed IE, with 46% of all access to O'Reilly sites, vs IE's 45%..."

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Created by can.axis 7 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 7 weeks ago
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Scribe (Back To The Future according to Douglas Crockford?)

http://blog.360.yahoo.com

JSON is a data interchange format specified by Douglas Crockford, an alternative to XML. So, it seems to me that it's useful to know his point of view about SGML syntax compared to Scrib. Remain to know if the Web would have been different from that which we know if TBL had chosen Scrib instead of SGML for HTML syntax.

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Created by can.axis 7 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 8 weeks ago
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From the Camera to the Web with Konqueror

http://lxer.com

There are plenty of ways to transfer photos from your digital camera to the World Wide Web. Here's how you can take your photos straight from your camera to your website with Konqueror, the KDE desktop's web browser and file manager.

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Created by JRepin 7 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 10 weeks ago
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The Lesser Known Apps of KDE - Development

http://www.raiden.net

One of the lesser known features of KDE is the selection of Development applications that come bundled with it. With these tools you can create quite a few different things ranging from programs to webpages to simple scripts that can be used for a variety of purposes either professionally or personally.

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Created by JRepin 7 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 11 weeks ago
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Upload your photos in an instant with Kflickr

http://www.linux.com

Uploading pictures to Flickr via its Web-based interface is a hassle, particularly if you have dozens of shots to upload. Linux users have a better choice, though, in the form of Kflickr, a simple application for uploading shots to Flickr that will have your family photos online in no time.

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Created by JRepin 7 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 12 weeks ago
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FSDaily should comply with XHTML and CSS standards, not endorse any particular browser

http://validator.w3.org

FSDaily shouldn't be endorsing Internet Explorer, or really any other browser. Instead, it should be made to comply with XHTML standards to the extent possible. That will help it display correctly in any modern browser. As is, the front page has 214 errors.

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Created by mattflaschen 7 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 12 weeks ago
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Google Releases Program To Take Web Apps Offline

http://gears.google.com

All of the following under the New BSD license:

"Google Gears (BETA) is an open source browser extension that enables web applications to provide offline functionality using following JavaScript APIs:

*Store and serve application resources locally
*Store data locally in a fully-searchable relational database

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Created by AndrewMin 7 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 12 weeks ago
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