May 29, 2012

Bruce Perens and the Origins of Open Source


 
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Silicon Minds: Open source continues to make gains despite the perception that its era has passed. Just recently, the NYSE Technologies announced it was using the open source software called Drupal to make collaboration tools and for content management, an important strategic move for the NYSE which is looking to strengthen global partnerships.

The Open Source Definition is one of the powerful ideas in the history of computing. As Bruce Perens contributed in Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution, “The Open Source Definition is a bill of rights for the computer user. It ...read more