Reddit News: Open-Source, Not Linux-Related
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The Social: Conde Nast's Reddit Goes Open-Source
"Reddit, the social news site that publishing giant Conde Nast
acquired in 2006, has made a big announcement: The site's code, as
of Wednesday, is open source. It's been released under the Common
Public Attribution License (CPAL).
"'We'll leave it to the users and see what they come up with,'
co-founder Steve Huffman told CNET News.com in an interview when
asked what the site expected would happen...?"
Washington Post: What is Reddit Announcing Tomorrow? And Why Is
A Penguin Involved?
"Social news website Reddit will be making an announcement at
its invite-only party tomorrow in San Francisco. Invites include
the image above, prominently featuring a mysterious penguin
alongside the company's logo (the alien thing). So what are they
"Penguins have long been associated with the open-source OS
Linux, stemming from Linus Torvalds's decision to use one as
Linux's mascot (he's named Tux, and you can see him here). Could
Linux somehow be involved in Reddit's announcement...?"