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Dear PJ: Please Don't Quit Groklaw

Dec 27, 2010, 16:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Pamela Jones wrote "So the fundamental question facing us is, now what? Is it worth bothering to do Groklaw?" Fortunately, her answer is a resounding Yes:

""Hearing the author talk about A Secret Gift resolved the question for me. Being a decent person is always worthwhile, in all circumstances, no matter what others do or fail to do, and it's not about a reward. "

"If you haven't read the article yet, she describes her disappointment at Novell's recent skanky dealings with Microsoft, and feeling used and abused after all the work invested by Groklaw and its supporters in Novell vs. SCO. She makes a point that I agree with:

""If there is one thing that covering the legal news for the FOSS community for nearly a decade has taught me, it's that most corporations in the IT field are a teensy bit disgusting"

"What an understatement. In my experience too, though I would say more than a teensy bit. A lot more. Just to get it over with let's trot out the ritual tired excuse "but they're in business to make moneeeeeee", as though it justifies all evils."

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