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Oracle vs Google: Triple Damage

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  • Oracle vs Google: Triple Damage!
  • Oracle loses another DTrace creator
  • The OpenSolaris-Based Nexenta Core Platform 3.0 Released

When open source sells out.

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toolbox.com/blogs: I just read a rather alarming article claiming that Oracle aims to destroy open source software industry. This article is in the tone of chicken little. As in the sky is falling and all is doom and gloom. It is written in such a way to ring every alarm bell it can find. It is, I believe, on the border of FUD.

User Testing Is Largely Pointless

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librescope.com: For years usability languished in the FOSS world due to a combination of elitism and the belief that it was just a theme-pack away. As a result most FOSS projects are riddled with massive usability problems.

Lawsuit Raises Questions about Open Invention Network, Linux Foundation

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itworld.com: There's been some talk this week that the lawsuit between Oracle and Google proves the ineffectiveness of the OIN (of which both companies are licensees) and the Linux Foundation (in which both companies are members). If either organization had been effective, the argument goes, then this lawsuit would not have happened.

How corporate America went open-source

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fortune.cnn.com: According to recent surveys, more large companies are committing to open-source software. How the platform went from closet to corporate.

Oracle aims to destroy open source software industry

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zdnet.com: If proprietary companies like Oracle can buy up open source projects and then take back their open source status, how can an enterprise depend on open source software?

Why do FLOSS developers keep ranting?

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lxnay.wordpress: Many of us do FLOSS coding for the ultimate glory of just doing it. Learning, filling empty days with something to do or simply because they need to feel important for somebody else. Here comes the problem.

We should all be using free software

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guardian.co.uk: Making source codes available would safeguard users from infringements on their freedoms and prevent monopolies

Oracle brings the bad luck

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  • Oracle Delivers Friday the 13th Bad Luck to FOSS
  • Google vs Oracle ≠ open vs closed, or good vs evil
  • Will Oracle pay a price for being SCOracle
  • Why Oracle vs Google won't harm Android
  • Kuhn: Considerations For FLOSS Hackers About Oracle vs. Google
  • Oracle Scorns Open Source: How to Respond?
  • Oracle America's complaint against Google, as text

Top tips for a successful open source project

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osswatch.jiscinvolve.org: Damien Katz, whose Apache CouchDB recently hit 1.0, provides some excellent tips on creating a successful open source project in his blog Getting your open source project to 1.0.

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