danny.oz.au: Free Software as Appropriate Technology
Jul 10, 2000, 02:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Danny Yee)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Danny Yee for this link.
"Imagine you are putting water pumps into a village
somewhere in Africa. You have a choice between two
Designed by a worldwide community development process open to
anyone. Sold and supported by thousands of companies, large and
Produced and sold by a single vendor, a large multinational with a
long history of unethical business practices. Control maintained by
aggressive use of intellectual property law...."