News Category: Open Source Practices

GPL in the cloud: The market doesn't care

Article Source The Open RoadApril 17, 2009, 12:55 pm If the market's response to the Affero GPL is any indication, I was 100 percent wrong to suggest that open source would suffer without closing the so-called "ASP loophole." That, at least, is the feeling I'm getting reading Stephen O'Grady's...
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Shall you go back to SVN ?

Article Source FOSSBazaarApril 17, 2009, 6:30 am During last Collaboration summit of the Linux Foundation in San Francisco,Â¬â  Bradley M. Kuhn and Karen M. Sandler made a very interesting talk about âÃúLessons learned from ath5kâÃù at Software freedom law center . They explained how they...
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10 ways Microsoft could help Linux

Article Source FOSSBazaarApril 13, 2009, 11:41 am builderau.com.au features 10 ways how Microsoft could help Linux: "I confess, I never thought I would write such a title. Microsoft helping Linux? No way. I was always of the mind that Microsoft and Linux would forever be mortal enemies and one...
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LinuxCon Call For Proposals deadline 4/15

Article Source LWNApril 13, 2009, 8:52 am Matt Domsch has a reminder about the LinuxCon CFP deadline in his blog. Presentation proposals are due by April 15th. "I'm on the program committee for this new conference, and we're absolutely looking for fresh presenters and engaging topics. The...
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Perfectionists need not apply

Article Source FOSSBazaarApril 12, 2009, 8:47 am Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier talks about how to work best in the community: "If you’re a perfectionist, or prefer to solve problems alone, you’re going to have some problems working with community projects. Individual contributors and companies...
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Taking a Closer Look at Microsoft's Ms-PL Open Source License

Article Source FOSSBazaarApril 12, 2009, 8:42 am CMSWire takes a look at the Ms-PL: "The rumors are true. Microsoft (news, site) has an official open source license that was approved by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) — the Ms-PL, or Microsoft Public License. Since they have licensed their...
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Linux Foundation CEO: Linux is "fastest growing platform"

Article Source FOSSBazaarApril 10, 2009, 11:17 am Ars Technica reports from the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, which is taking place this week: "Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin says that Linux adoption is advancing two to three times faster than that of other platforms...
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Linux Finds Its Face

Article Source Linux JournalApril 9, 2009, 9:00 am Way back in January, the Linux Foundation launched a search — a global search — to find something that was sorely missing. No, not Linus's car keys: the face of Linux. Just three months later, they have. read more
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Should an Open Source Licence Ever Be Patent-Agnostic?

Article Source Linux JournalApril 9, 2009, 2:43 am Sharing lies at the heart of free software, and drives much of its incredible efficiency as a development methodology. It means that coders do not have to re-invent the wheel, but can borrow from pre-existing programs. Software patents,...
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Planning for GNOME 3.0

Article Source FOSSBazaarApril 6, 2009, 5:13 am The GNOME Release Team has started planning for a 3.0 release, which aims to introduce many innovative features: "Let's first diverge a bit and discuss the general impression that GNOME is lacking a vision. If you look closely at our community,...
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