First Kirill blogged on "Why I do open source" and then invited Andres and Alex to do the same. So a chain reaction is in motion. Andres published his version, and tagged me and three others. So here's my entry, my version of "Why I do open source."
So this piece has some history, which you may already be familiar with.
First Kirill blogged on Why I do open source and then invited Andres and Alex...
on Jan 27, 2009
In the weeks after Eric Raymond's famous open letter to Sun MicroSystems on the topic of open sourcing Java, I took the position of being a strong advocate of this request. Several months have now passed and I've had a change of heart.
As much as one would like to see a piece of software open sourced, we must not forget that Java does not belong to us. Specifically, it belongs to its owner,...
on Oct 7, 2004