August 15, 2002

Open Source throws in the towel

"Maybe it's the sour grapes over spectacular evaluation failings, or maybe it's just desperation, but it seems hardly a day goes
by when there's not some new item that makes me want to distance myself ever more from the mainstream of the "open
source" movement. Today's nugget was the utter inanity behind the CNET article Open source's new weapon: The law? and, with
apologies to CNET authors Kanellos and Shankland, I offer this fictional retelling of the story, freely transliterating the rosy
oss double-newspeak." More at
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