Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jul 2012 23:06 UTC
In the News Okay, so this is entirely new to me. Sparrow is was an email client for Mac OS X and iOS (and Windows), which brought a decent Gmail experience to these platforms - as opposed to Apple's own not-so-good Gmail support and Google's Gmail iOS application which, well, is just a webpage. Google has now acquired Sparrow, and basically all hell has broken loose, to the point of Rian van der Merwe writing that 'we' lost "faith in a philosophy that we thought was a sustainable way to ensure a healthy future for independent software development, where most innovation happens".
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RE[2]: How to live from open source.
by zima on Sat 28th Jul 2012 23:59 UTC in reply to "RE: How to live from open source."
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Even hardcore open source haters use open source now. It's unavoidable.

Now, if only some OSS-devotees - who likewise absolutely can't avoid depending on closed software behind large part of our modern world (perhaps even to a more fundamental degree) - would stop hatin'...

Edited 2012-07-29 00:08 UTC

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