ghabuntu.com: In a Sunday conversation with Luqman, we discussed what we thought were the best avenues for the adoption of Open Source on a larger scale. We agreed that students and small business could be key influencers in the future widespread use of FOSS.
standardsandfreedom.net: When I was freshly elected at the OpenOffice.org’s Community Council the Free Software Foundation approached us with a question related to our extensions web site. Basically they felt that we should not be hosting non Free Software extensions and requested we take those down.
ebb.org/bkuhn/blog: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced yesterday a campaign to collect a clear list of OpenOffice.Org extensions that are FaiF, to convince the OO.o Community Council to list only FaiF extensions, and to find those extensions that are proprietary software, so that OO.o extension developers can focus of their efforts on writing replacements under a software-freedom-respecting license.
- Open source solves the mobile app dev dilemma
- The Defensive Patent License makes patents less evil for open source
- Recipe for a successful business: One part openness, two parts trust
- The State of Flash
stephesblog.blogs: Debate continues on whether open core business models are a winning strategy with a capital "w" or not, and whether customers care. I want to take a different approach to the discussion here.
fcw.com: The challenges to government's adoption and participation in open-source communities is often thought to be a simpe culture clash, but in reality it goes deeper than that, accordning to NASA's newly-appointed chief technology officer.
blogs.the451group: Yesterday I had a look at the response of the Joomla! community to the news that Microsoft had signed the Joomla! Contributor Agreement and was contributing code to the content management project.
networkworld.com: Software licensing in general, and open source licensing in particular, is poorly understood. I was reminded of this last week when speaking on a panel to a group of investors and entrepreneurs, the value of whose companies depends on protection of their intellectual property.
my.opera.com: We released snapshot 6330 just minutes after I left the office on Friday. The big change is that it should make it easier for distros to include us in their online repositories.
- Apple has gone too far
- Apple faces an anti-trust suit. Is there an app for that?
- Will Apple put its lawyers behind the open codec patent attack?
- It's Apple and Microsoft versus Google and Mozilla in a tag team match for the video codec in HTML5