OSCON: Open Source Lazy About Social Web Services
Jul 22, 2010, 13:36 (2 Talkback[s])
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"While open-source coders have done a remarkable job of
providing a complete open-source software stack, they haven't kept
up with the emergence of Web services, charges an executive from a
prominent open-source foundation.
""When it comes to Web services, we've gotten lazy," Stormy
Peters, executive director of the Gnome Foundation, told an
audience of largely open-source developers at the O'Reilly Open
Source Convention (OSCON), being held this week in Portland,
""A lot of people have made sacrifices so that we could all use
free software ... but when it comes to Web services, we don't have
those freedoms," she said."