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[Howto] Language based rewrites with Lighttpd and mod_magnet

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Lighttpd is a web server with a fast growing user base. This howto will demonstrate how redirects can be done based on the language of the user's browser.

Use value and free software

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siltala.net: Remember the good old Marxist dialectics of commodities? When a good becomes a commodity, an exchange value is added to the pure use value that the good was originally created to be, and all hell breaks loose.

Digging a Little Deeper into TurboHercules/IBM

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  • Digging a Little Deeper into TurboHercules/IBM - OpenMainframe.org and Microsoft
  • Microsoft (back) in the Open Source business again
  • Meet on open source software from April 19
  • Key Statements from Marten Mickos’ PARC Forum Talk

Open Source is a rubber ball

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toolbox.com/blogs: We all know what a rubber ball is. Don't we? The harder you throw a rubber ball at something the harder it bounces back.

'Open source' doesn't mean what it used to

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infoworld.com: Lately there's been lots of blog and Twitter chatter about recognizing an open source product. While an interesting intellectual exercise, the debate could also have a real-world impact on IT purchasing decisions.

Promoting Free Software in Developing Countries

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h-online.com: Here's a paradox. Free software seems perfect for developing countries: it's free both to obtain and to share, runs well on low-spec machines and – an important aspect that is often overlooked – can be easily localised. And yet the uptake of free software in many such countries is poor, with Windows still dominating computing at all levels. How is this possible?

FOSS: The Consideration Bridge

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doctormo.org: A debate, seemingly endless in the Free and Open Source landscape between purest Free Software activists and Practicalist Open Source is starting to find it’s way into a recognisable, worthwhile settlement. At least in my own head.

Why I Believe IBM is Free to Sue

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  • Why I Believe IBM is Free to Sue The Pants Off TurboHercules
  • IBM says it won't sue to protect open-source patents

Is IBM splitting hairs

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  • Is IBM splitting hairs with open source?
  • When Reptiles Attack: Has IBM Tired Of FOSS?

Why Is Free, Open Source Software So Great?

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blog.flameeyes.eu: Since people wishfully read my previous posts criticising (part of) the GNU project as a wide-area attack on Free Software, I would like this time to post some positive thoughts on the greatness of Free Software altogether.

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