RP-22-07-2005

De April MediaWiki
Open source buyers less price conscious
http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2139839/open-source-buyers-less-price
Résumé : TCO et ROI ne sont pas les principaux critères de choix des
entreprises entre le libre et le propriétaire. Les formats ouverts, la
flexibilité, les performances, la maturité, les fonctionnalités ou la
communauté de développement font aussi la différence.

Healthcare Experts Question Open-Source Apps
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/44777.html
"Open source is not mature enough to be implemented with the rigor and
the methodology of commercial off-the-shelf software."
"None of them wanted to offer core business based on Linux."
"We looked at open source and saw there was no support for continuous
upgrades (...) It was a 30-second, 'Oh, right,' and there was a
whole list of reasons why open source was not a good choice."

Don't Buy Harry Potter Books
http://www.stallman.org/harry-potter.html
RMS appelle au boycott d'Harry Potter suite à l'interdiction de lire
prononcée au Canada.

RMS vs Creative Commons
http://dosemagazine.blogsome.com/2005/07/04/stallman-et-al-at-copyright2005/
La FSF reverrait sa position sur les licences Creative Commons.
(voir aussi
http://april.org/wws/arc/copyleft_attitude/2005-07/msg00014.html )