Displaying items by tag: Sam Varghese

Tuesday, 18 March 2008 10:12

Has the emperor got any clothes?

A little less than a week ago, GNOME co-founder and Microsoft admirer Miguel de Icaza called me a jihadist. I'm not exactly sure what he meant by that. When a man from Mexico uses words from the east one is unsure what he means to convey - but I thought it would be worth examining in detail the great developer's sayings.
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Thursday, 13 March 2008 22:33

What if... Windows went open source?

When Microsoft talks about open source, people in the FOSS community tend to generally take it with a pinch - or more likely a kilo - of salt. Revealing the crown jewels of its empire - the Windows source code - has never ever been canvassed.
Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 12 March 2008 14:34

OLPC: one virus per child

It's taken a remarkably short time for the One Laptop Per Child project to change from positioning itself as the saviour of children in developing countries to becoming a toady for Microsoft.

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