After my post about the GPL's day in court in France, a programmer friend noted he no longer used the GPL for anything, now that its instigator, the Free Software Foundation, has (in his view) gone off a cliff.
Gmail has changed the way we think about email, mostly for the better. Lately, though, Gmail has become notorious for its problems rather than speedy search and its "never delete mail again," storage allotments. It might be time for a tough love approach.
Addressing the LinuxCon attendees in his Wednesday keynote on "The Freedom to Collaborate," HP Open Source & Linux Chief Technologist Bdale Garbee announced the launch of a new HP-sponsored web portal for supporting non-commercial Linux distributions.