Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 18th Sep 2005 21:04 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "From its humble origins in the 'hacker' culture of US computer science laboratories in the 1970s, open source software has grown to become arguably the most influential and talked about phenomenon to hit the computer industry since the invention of the microprocessor. Many of the proponents of OSS seem to have been captivated by the idea of a free lunch and may have failed to consider the longer-term effect of OSS on our fragile software ecosystem. Let us examine some of the issues surrounding OSS that aren't normally aired in public."
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Company right's to my Code
by Earl Colby pottinger on Mon 19th Sep 2005 01:32 UTC
Earl Colby pottinger
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2005-07-06

Now this is a laught. Almost all the non-commercial software I have written were for the Amiga or BeOS.

The one time my ex-boss mentioned using my programming skills I made clear that they could not get any help from me at my present computer repair tech rates. If they want me as a programmer, they have to pay me programmer rates. The company was too cheap to pay that ;)

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