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Use value and free software

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siltala.net: Free software is all about use value. Even as we can celebrate the liberation of our software as free software users, we must nevertheless take a critical look at the use values we are creating, and how we can do better. I think the solution is to commercialize free software more, not less.

I could license you to use this software, but then I’d have to kill you

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networkworld.com: Developers, exercising their legal right specify their own licensing terms, have come up with some pretty whacky stuff. Fact or fiction? Some software is only legal to use after you are dead.

Do we need open source vendors?

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techleader.co.za/readerblog: One of the biggest misconceptions about open source software (OSS) in the enterprise is that it is software that can be rolled out without the involvement of a vendor. But in reality,

How and Why Contributing to FOSS Can Benefit Your Organization

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sys-con.com: At first glance, the ecosystem in the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) world can seem a bit complicated. So, where does this all begin?

Grahame Morrison – No feuds on his watch?

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openbytes.wordpress: Is Mr Morrison "stirring the pot"? Does he actually think differences of opinion or "feuds" are harmful? We all remember "Ah....Youre killing FOSS"

A litmus test for an open-source company

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sdtimes.com: Recently a colleague from Apache commented to me that there are no such things as open-source companies. Instead, he identified a few types of companies that "make money out of open source":

Feuds and rivalries are damaging open source

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techradar.com: For a community that's supposed to rally under the noble banners of freedom, fairness and fraternity, the world of free software is chockfull of disagreement, feuds and simmering rivalries.

linux & oss podcasts

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  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.05.14
  • Linux Outlaws 149 - God's Favourite Coffee
  • FLOSS Weekly 120: The Haiku Operating System
  • The Linux Link Tech Show #353 05/12/10

Sintel Open Movie Trailer Looks Promising

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techdrivein.com: The guys behind such amazing works like Elephants Dream, Big Buck Bunny and Yo Frankie! is yet again in the news. Blender foundation recently released the trailer of their next open movie, Sintel.

FLOSS Manuals Expands Its Open Source Documentation Effort

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ostatic.com/blog: It's been a while since we here at OStatic checked in on FLOSS Manuals, an ambitious effort to produce free, online documentation for open source software. Here are some of the details on what's new there.

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