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zdnet.com: Just like proprietary software, there's plenty of plus and minus points to using open source software. Here, one expert slaps down the myths while highlighting some of the genuine issues.
computerweekly.com: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has taken a direct potshot at Windows 8 development.
infoworld.com: Developers often think they must start a foundation for their successful open source efforts, but better options abound
h-online.com: KDE developer David Faure has written a report on the first freedesktop Summit, which took place from 11 to 16 April at the SUSE offices in Nuremberg, Germany.
wired.com: Microsoft Open Technologies is a bit of an odd duck: It’s an independent subsidiary set up to push open source efforts by the world’s most famous proprietary software company. Last week, Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. quietly turned one year old.
techrepublic.com: Linux has come a long, long way. But it still has a few gaps to fill before it will be considered by small to medium-sized businesses. Jack Wallen offers his take on those gaps.
fsf.org: In this edition, we interviewed Adam Hyde via email. Adam is a knowledge production consultant. He is the founder of Booktype -- a book production platform released under AGPLv3.
openlogic.com: Today’s article considers some of the similarities, and differences, between community versions and enterprise versions of open source software.
allafrica.com: Does open source have a place in the enterprise outside experimenters? find out how Radio Africa group is running almost entirely on open source and how Madison insurance has blended in the open "sauce' to derive the best benefits of both worlds.
networkworld.com: A recent round of flaws discovered in open-source software has reignited concerns that security is getting bypassed in the rush to continue expanding the large and extremely popular code base used by millions.
wired.com: OSS is still often derided as inferior in quality, security, and longevity in comparison to proprietary software when there is plenty of evidence to the contrary. Here are 4 concerns that still persist about OSS, and why they should officially be labeled myths:
zdnet.com: As I sign off from my duties at ZDNet, and more than 20 years following open source, I am struck with the realization that open source has, in many respects, really taken over the world.
ohjeezlinux.wordpress: Five years later, I still think Adam Jackson’s “Linux is not about choice” might be the best thing ever posted to fedora-devel-list.