"Last week, we announced our intention to be one of the first to
give the European Commissionâ€™s FLOSS report the
attention it deserves and actually read and analyze the entire 287
page report. Our goal is to go beyond the executive summary and
provide a sober analysis of the report and start a real
conversation about what it means. As the recent disputes over the
report suggest, informed analysis is still sorely needed.
"Today weâ€™ll focus on sections 2 through 5,
which include the reportâ€™s context, objectives,
structure of the project team (something we
wonâ€™t analyze because we want to judge the
value of the teamâ€™s ideas, not their
backgrounds) and methodology..."