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Truthy Statements about Access to Source Code

Aug 08, 2007, 03:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Savio Rodrigues)

"It was a long weekend here in the Toronto and I met up with two friends from university. They told me of a 'guaranteed' system for winning at Blackjack that they had discovered. I won't get into the details of the 'strategy".' When I used a coin and then a spreadsheet to "prove" that their system didn't work, they kept joking that my proofs didn't seem 'truthy enough.'

"I feel the same way about the notion that: 'access to the source code prevents vendor lock-in and is immeasurably important in keeping the OSS vendor focused on the customer...'"

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