Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!

Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!


Mon, 2007-11-12 00:58 -- admin

You get the best free software news at FSDaily... because YOU decide what's important. Here are the top 10 FSDaily stories from the last week as voted by the members. Don't like 'em? Think something's missing? Want to know more? Head to FSDaily and get voting!

Top 10 stories:

RMS: Overcoming Social Inertia—"...The main obstacle to the triumph of software freedom is social inertia [...]" Read more...

Giving the Lie to Patents and Innovation—One of the enduring soap operas this year has involved the ongoing patent infringement threats by Microsoft against “Linux, OpenOffice, email, and other open source software.” Read more...

Donate to the SFLC—SFLC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and donations made to it are fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Read more...

When open source projects close the process, something's wrong—Twice in recent weeks open source projects have surprised me with their lack of openness. Read more...

Open Document Format gains more support—The first international workshop of Open Document Format (ODF) public sector users took place in Berlin on 29-30 October 2007, hosted by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany. Read more...

Why Linux is better than windows for virus outbreaks.—The age old "discussions" that float around the internet in regards to Linux and windows security are contentious ones. Read more...

Key KOffice Developers Talk About KOffice 2 and Open Standards—KOffice, the office suite built on KDE technology and in the KDE Communtiy has recently gotten a lot of press, but is still often underrepresented. Read more...

Open Standards, Open Format—Key to the Future—This paper provides legal implications of formats and explains why it is better to adopt format based on open standards. Guidelines for implementing open formats are also provided. Read more...

Socialist Party Netherlands wants to abolish Windows monopoly—Arda Gerkens, member of the Socialist Party in the Dutch government, wants people to be able to choose their operating system. Read more...

Debian and the grass roots of Linux—"...Legend has it that the Free Software Foundation (FSF) went looking for someone to coordinate an FSF sponsored release of Linux, and Murdock, then a student at Prudhoe University, responded to the subsequent advert. Read more...

Thanks to can.axis, peacemaker, mads, C733tus, extra, and leo for these stories!

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