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
""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."