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.
fossbazaar.org: How is it we can know the weight of a person's soul* but not be able to measure the success of a piece of individual FOSS software with the truly compelling metrics needed to satisfy and influence enterprise adopters and governments.
daniweb.com: According to an ongoing debate over the GPL version 3, he does. How can this be, since Linus Torvalds, creator and chief architect of the Linux kernel, knows about software freedom and free software?
thanhniennews.com: Over 500 participants from 15 countries will join one of the Asia’s top events on free and open source software (FOSS) to be held in Ho Chi Minh City this Friday.
linuxfoundation.org: The strong growth of open source in IT will be demonstrated with its prominent placement at the world's largest computer event, CeBIT 2010.
- Where open source was, and where it is now
- Netherlands' open-source policy goes double Dutch
- Open-source tools could make it easier to build a hybrid cloud
- Chair of Denmark’s standards committee: ‘Microsoft is lying’
- EU space agency to start a repository for open source applications
- B-Reel goes Open Source to Standardize Digital Production
- Open-source tools wrest control of personal data
computerworld.com.au: Flinders University will migrate its 16,000 students over to Microsoft’s Live@edu email platform from mid-2010 after dropping an in-house open source solution.
informationweek.com/blog: Last week brought news about Microsoft inadvertently using open source code in one of their binary-only tools -- code that had to be redistributed with the tool itself. When this does happen, what's the best way to bring such a mistake to an offending company's attention? Is shouting about it far and wide always wise?
raiden.net: Out of the many analogies I have used over the years, the Ford vs BK one is likely the best I have ever encountered. But what is the Ford vs BK analogy and how does it help me promote FOSS?
- Open Source Software Ready for Big Business
- Copyright/left at the centre of open source business strategies
- Are enterprises saving $26 million per project with open source?
- Top Open Source technical writers on the Web
- Is Europe's love of open source Microsoft's best friend?
- Creative Commons: Best practices for webmasters
- Schmidt: Proprietary code is more securely written