Month: June 2005
Cool Meta Tag and the Most Concise Blog, Ever
Found in the Whois Source website code: <meta name=”jedi-mind-trick” content=”You will bookmark this site and use it a lot.”></meta> John Graham Cumming‘s blog (the one and only entry): Blog May 26, 2005: I don’t have one; I don’t have the time
Open Source Software and the Free Software Foundation
I love free and open source software. In fact, I use open source software for database management, blogging, blog reading, web browsing, and doing dozens of other daily tasks. I love Linux, MySQL, PHP, and Firefox, in particular. Ocassionally, I even contribute some code – a script or function, usually – to the world, myself, without any licensing, whatsoever. I have a real problem with the core philosophy of the GNU project and Free Software Foundation, however, that software should not have owners and should always be “free” (in the sense that source code should always be available and users should always have the right to modify and redistribute it).
I had to jump on the bandwagon, here, and comment on the Kelo case (KELO et al v. CITY OF NEW LONDON et al). For those who don’t know, the Kelo case was brought by a homeowner (Kelo) against the city of New London, CT, because the city intended to force homeowners off their land […]