Saturday, April 22, 2006

Article Roundup

The Program Manager for Microsoft Platform Strategy thinks the GPL is more restrictive than, say, this. No, really.
My general opinion on GPL version 2 or version 3 is that it's the most restrictive license you could possibly have. So the idea of freedom and the GPL are not one and the same. It restricts the author.

A comparison of the GPL and Microsoft's EULA's.

Dorkbot meetings. These sound kind of cool...

Some heavy-hitters (including Red Hat, IBM, HP, Intel, Sun, Google, and MySQL) are getting behind the Free Standards Group. Ian Murdoch of Debian fame has been appointed their CTO.

There's an interesting thread over at Perlmonks about "Finding, Hiring, Inspiring and Keeping" tech workers.

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