mydigitalfc.com: In many ways, MySQL embodies the ideals of the populist software movement known as open source, in which a program’s creator releases it to the world for free and legions of volunteers contribute improvements that are also freely shared.
mako.cc: With a slightly skeptical view toward my involvement with groups like the FSF and my work in the FLOSS community, at least one academic tried to suggest that taking a principled position in favor of software freedom might compromise the positivist social science research program in which I am engaged.
blogs.fsfe.org: Graphics drivers (for X11 under whatever Free Software operating system you care to use) are one area where Free Software has plenty of room for improvement. My laptop has an nVidia GeForce 9600M in it, which means that there are two drivers I can use for it: the Free Software nv driver, or the proprietary nvidia one.
ddj.com: In the age of open source and large scale outsourcing, assuring the quality of software must comprise ascertaining its legal compliance as well. Numerous legal cases in recent years have highlighted the business risks and the enormous costs incurred when this is not done properly.
raiden.net: The fourth Thursday of November of every year is Thanksgiving. It is a day to think back, remember, and give thanks for all the wonderful things we have in America. But have you really thought about what you're thankful for in the FOSS world?
computerworlduk.com: He wanted to know, in the light of the Government's well-publicised new found enthusiasm for open source software, whether I thought they would all be using open source software in ten year's time and if so when and how would it all happen?
osor.eu: Two of Europe's open universities, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Spain and Open Universiteit in the Netherlands, are about to start the first courses of what will become a Master programme on free and open source software and open standards.
fsf.org: The Free Software Foundation thanks PayPal for responding to its concerns and making its terms more free software friendly.
itpro.co.uk: Has open source become a victim of its own success as businesses identify as it just to look good?
informationweek.com: These days, I can scarcely click a mouse without running headlong into some variety of punditry regarding the imminent death of proprietary software thanks to open source. Sorry, I don't believe proprietary software is digging its inevitable collective grave any more than the sun is about to go nova.