"Roy Schestowitz" schreef in bericht
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> Open source vs. proprietary? Turn the question around!
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> | Several decades ago the software 'industry' managed to re-write our
> | perception of history and make most people believe that proprietary
> software
> | is normal, and open source is the aberration, while in reality software
> | actually started out as open.
> |
> | It is time to change our thinking and to stop trying to justify the use
> of
> | open source software. It doesn't need justification like that. Free and
> open
> | software should be the logical, sensible default choice in all cases,
> with
> | proprietary software only to be considered when there are compelling
> reasons
> | for it.
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> http://www.geekzone.co.nz/foobar/5204
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> It's the same with the Internet. Companies try to turn it into their
> private
> property at the moment.
>
>
> Recent:
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> Who Will Rule The New Internet?
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> | In many ways, these companies are technology's standard-bearers, though
> their
> | guiding philosophies differ. Google, for instance, advocates an "open"
> Web
> | and tends to push for open standards and alliances among developers.
> | Facebook, with its gated community of 70 million active users, offers a
> more
> | controlled experience and, so far at least, wants to keep its users
> safely
> | within its walls. Apple comes from the old world. Its elegant products
> cocoon
> | customers from the chaos of the information age, but the Apple
> experience
> | tends to be highly controlled, with Apple hardware at the end points and
> | Apple software and services, like the iTunes Music Store, in between.
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> http://www.time.com/time/business/ar...1814-1,00.html
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> Google says Microsoft's


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