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Items tagged opensource in May, 2007

Filters: Year: 2007 × Month: May × opensource ×

Ten Reasons The World Needs Patent Covenants (via) Sun just made their OpenID patent covenant official. Simon Phipps explains why these are a Good Idea. # 22nd May 2007, 5:09 pm

Arduino. Open source hardware hacking. It’s way easier than you would think. # 17th May 2007, 6:30 pm

VirtualBox. GPL licensed virtualization software; they recently released an OS X version. # 8th May 2007, 9:35 pm

Migrating Microsoft Hotmail from FreeBSD to Microsoft Windows 2000. I’d like to see them try that with Yahoo!’s 100+ properties. # 4th May 2007, 5:54 pm

MSFT and Yahoo: two icebergs, roped together. Yahoo!’s engineering platform and culture is Open Source pretty much all the way down. Microsoft’s isn’t. I wonder how that would pan out. # 4th May 2007, 5:50 pm