On our blog, we discuss, compare & contrast the two primary options available for backporting #GPLv3's termination provisions to #GPLv2 : the Kernel Enforcement Statement Additional Permission and the Red Hat Cooperation Commitment https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/may/11/termination-backports/ #Linux #GPL #copyleft
software (industry) grousing, subtype nascent monopolies Show more
oh good, a github package registry
cannot _wait_ for microsoft's de-facto monopoly on the hosting of open code to achieve full-bore lockin by completely eating the distribution of any software that isn't installed by way of a proprietary app store
@liw I tend to think that this is macho posturing. "Oh, *your* needs don't matter since you are *obviously* not a worthy target of a nation-state."
subtoot, functional programming, ranty Show more
"Haskell/OCaml/some other FP meme: it is not possible to write useful programs in these languages"
Haskell: git-annex, Propellor, xmonad, pandoc, shellcheck
Clojure: Riemann, Jepsen, Datomic
Erlang: rabbitmq, SimpleDB, WhatsApp, ejabberd, CouchDB
Plenty of companies built stuff with these languages too. Just saying. Maybe you can't write useful programs in these languages. That's you. Not the language.
Nice article about Jessa Jones and other fixers and right to repair activists in the US.
Nice piece thinking through some of the issues our Senior Technologist Bradley Kuhn has been talking a lot about this year, https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/we-need-save-what-made-linux-and-foss-possible
Radiating opinions and facts into the aether and the intertubewebs. Hoping it doesn't respond much.
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