anti-open source

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Oracle's anti-OSS stance

Is Oracle starting to show its true feelings for open source software? It's taken a few months but the effects of Oracle buying Sun Microsystems are starting to become obvious. And among them are a series of blows for open source software.

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Created by fossfreak 7 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 36 weeks ago
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Time to name and shame the anti-open source extremists

Since I began writing this blog in 2005 I have watched open source move from a fringe idea to something embraced by the IT mainstream. But there are still extremists out there who want to destroy open source. Some of their names may surprise you.

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Created by oldfart 8 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 10 weeks ago
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Corporate lobbying against free software.

It’s rare to find, then, a brochure produced with the intent of talking down free software as a whole. However, Wikileaks has turned up just such a document: the SirsiDynix brochure against “open source” library software, distributed on a restricted basis to certain customers. In particular, they’re raging against the likes of Evergreen and Koha.

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Created by lmramshaw 8 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 27 weeks ago
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