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Drunkenbatman's opus on his investigation into a software project is extraordinary. He's done apparently prodigious research, and does something more journalists should do: He tells us what he doesn't know, not just what he does.
01:16 PM | Permalink
I agree with you. However, I think that in its current state, and with the threat of lawsuits, there aren't v. many real papers (or magazines) who would run the story, or continue to run with the story.
Sean Hurley |
May 11, 2005 at 02:25 PM
Also, the long form works particularly well here. All the notes and snippets of conversations gives a good sense of his side of the story.
I think we'll be seeing more GPL related stories over the coming months, especially with Eben Moglen's announcement this week about legal defense of free software. It's important that the public be hip to what's happening and why it's important to non-programmers that the GPL be enforced, especially now that it's beginning to get major corporate attention.
May 12, 2005 at 07:37 AM
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