Computer Science has about as much to do with Computers as Astronomy has to do with Telescopes.
Alan Williamson asked who pays for open source and draws a blank. Perhaps he's asking the question the wrong way, confusing the people who need source with the people who need software?
...it was all started by a mouse. -Walt Disney
Very brief reaction to Clay Shirky's group talk
Simple question, short and sweet: what do the words 'link' and 'executable' mean in the context of Java?
Sun has a focal point for information on its involvement in open source projects - take a look.
Red Hat Inc is in discussions with Sun Microsystems Inc about launching an open source version of Sun's Java environment, according to Red Hat chairman and CEO Matthew Szulik.
While fighting patent law is necessary, it is not sufficient to protect open source.
Software patent research suggests patents reduce rather than protect R&D.
It seems the academic research around open source is reinforcing casual perceptions. But are commercial dimensions adequately considered?
The lack of "openess" at Trinity Library
The only thing missing was the epidural....
For a long time, I've thought that the way to alleviate the burden for Ant would be to use some sort of scripting language to front end the Ant task object model under the covers.