Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 15th Apr 2007 20:11 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "We're now more than a decade later than the moment when I judged the open source to have gained a decisive momentum - 1996-1997, when Slackware was the reference, Red Hat was 'the other choice', KDE and GNOME were just emerging, Walnut Creek was selling CD-ROMs, and SunSITE mirrors were the home of most of the relevant software. The worst thing that happened was that Yggdrasil Linux died. But the Earth kept spinning..." Read the rest of the editorial at TheJemReport.
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Another case where the title turns me off.
by ccchips on Tue 17th Apr 2007 16:19 UTC
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I don't believe open-source is in a "sorry state." Again, another article I don't intend to read.

I think people should be a bit more careful how they title their articles, because it may be that this one could have some insights.

Remember, some of us are very busy workers, and have to pick and choose what we read. Nobody is going to hook an advocate of Open Source/Free software into reading their articles this way.

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