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Re: Software Giants Choose Open Source

__/ [Linønut] on Saturday 18 February 2006 16:26 \__

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
> wisdom:
>> "Commercial software giants such as Oracle and IBM are moving deeper into
>> the open source community by snapping up the startups built to provide
>> services around the free software, a trend that means corporate buyers
>> should think carefully about future projects before making deployment
>> decisions, experts say."
>> http://www.networkworld.com/news/2006/022006-open-source.html
> Funny, that URL doesn't sport the abbreviation "GPL" anywhere.  Why
> wouldn't they at least mention it?
> (That site also does a number on xfce's Terminal; cursor slowed down as
> soon as I paged through it.  Stop firefox 1.5, and back to normal.)

That page seems to work gracefully with JavaScript disabled (default). When
enabled, it looks pretty much the same. Have a look at:
http://www.noscript.net/whats . It makes you less susceptible to spying
(e.g. Measuremap, sitemeter, Google Analytics/Urchin) and gives a boost to
stability and speed.


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