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Libervised: Let's Burst the "Open Source" Bubble

Jan 10, 2006, 03:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Danijel Orsolic)

[ Thanks to Danijel Orsolic for this link. ]

"After reading this LXer article as well as the one to which it was following up to I had this feeling that the kind of view and points presented through those article show a sign that can now send a very distinctive and well founded message about the open source initiative, even if the authors of those articles just don't straight out say it. The message is that spliting the Free Software movement in 1998 to start the 'open source' initiative was indeed a mistake. This is something I believed in for some time already, but articles like these make me get that 'told you so' feeling. They strongly reassert my view on the whole 'open source' thing.

"Now why is that and what is my view of 'open source'...?"

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