[TriLUG] Open Source Propaganda
binaryflow at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 12:14:57 EDT 2006
A friend talked me into reading a book by Mike Gancarz called "Linux and the
Unix Philosophy." It really goes into detail on the evolution of open
source philosophy and the theory behind the movement. It was an enjoyable
read and went a long way towards convincing me to try linux for the first
On 4/19/06, Mark Freeze <mfreeze at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are considering plaing an 'Open Source' tab on our web site that
> would contain information on how we are trying to implement open
> source software, projects, and practices at our business, what we are
> using, etc.... Also, how we are trying to spread open source software
> practices into other areas of our business.
> We are trying to answer questions like the one asked by our CEO last
> week. We had just shown him our new SugarCRM database and he said,
> "That's great! But I can't understand why anyone would write a
> product like this and then just give it away..."
> Does anyone have any good sources for the 'theory behind' open source,
> or open source practices?
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