Displaying items by tag: Richard Stallman

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 18:48

Are Linux apps and games worth paying for?

The Linux operating system is free; you can download it without paying any licensing fees. You can use it in the home, you can run a business on it, even a data centre. You can embed it within tiny custom hardware. Despite this, Linux hasn't become a household name. Paradoxically, it may be the perceived dearth of commercial applications which is a cause.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Monday, 09 June 2008 22:33

GPL: why can't a lawyer understand it?

Nearly a year after the Free Software Foundation released an updated version of the General Public License - the GPLv3 - there appears to be a great deal of confusion about what the license actually means, if one goes by two recent publications.
Published in Open Sauce

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