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1
YAPC::EU roundup #1
Well, my talk yesterday on how we use perl to help in the development of Solaris went down OK - the only heckling was friendly (thanks, Nick ;-) and I was asked if I would release some of the bits I talked about as Open Source, specifically the stuff for ...
16-Sep-2004
08:59:44
2
Off on a jolly^W important conference
As part of my penance (and my sins must have been many), I look after the perl we ship in Solaris (yes, I admit it, it's my fault - whatever it is). However along with the heavy responsibility comes the opportunity to go off on various high flying ...
13-Sep-2004
15:01:01
3
Uncomfortable truths
Neil Gunton has written an interesting article debunking some common Open Source myths. I agree with most of what he says, and have made similar points myself in the past. Some of the Slashdot thread ensuing from Neil's article is predictable - ...
26-Jul-2004
09:15:23
4
Virgin on the ridiculous
I went down to Watford yesterday to meet up with Danese Cooper who was giving talks on both Open Source within Sun and Blogging. I didn't fancy driving the 7-8 hour round trip, so I decided to go by train. The first shock was the price - 187 Pounds ...
16-Jul-2004
02:24:36
5
Dead man walking
I've been following with interest the various conversations on the meanings of 'open' and 'free' as applied to software, following on from a posting on Groklaw, and spilling over onto Simon Phipps's and Geoff Arnold's blogs. The original trigger for ...
01-Jun-2004
12:00:00