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Sticking points in the new GPL

How far is too far when it comes to the freedom of software? Plus: Palm slipping, Windows sliding.

How far is too far when it comes to the freedom of software? Plus: Palm slipping, Windows sliding.

GPL 3--a bridge too far?

Is version 3 of the GNU General Public License asking for too much?
July 3, 2007

Developers cooling on Windows desktop, study finds

It's Linux, rather than the Web browser, that's stealing developer attention away from desktop Windows, according to Evans Data.
July 3, 2007

Next Palm OS not until 2008

Palm revealed earlier this year that it's working on its own Linux-based version of the venerable Palm OS, but it's not going to arrive until next year.
July 2, 2007

Open source's integration problem

It's true that open-source applications and infrastructure don't necessarily play well together today, as Microsoft suggests. But it's also true that more than enough integration is in place for current market demand.
July 1, 2007

The new license adjusts to software industry changes but carries several new provisions.
June 29, 2007

Will the iPhone violate GPL 3?

The Free Software Foundation raises the specter that the iPhone's software will violate its new GPL 3 license.
June 29, 2007