Daily Archives: April 9, 2011

FUD About FLOSS v Non-Free Software

However, when we crunch the numbers – not just the total cost of ownership, which is virtually zero, but also the maintenance and support costs, plus the risk of cutting out any particular vendor – only 50 per cent end … Continue reading

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GROKLAW in Peace-Time

Groklaw has been a big part of my life since 2003 when SCOG tried to sue the world for using GNU/Linux. Pamela Jones responded with the truth and SCOG’s FUD went “Thud!”. Now SCOG is no more and PJ is … Continue reading

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Source Code in Honeycomb

ASUS is reported to have released the Linux kernel source-code for Honeycomb, Android 3. I checked it out and found it is based on Linux 2.6.36.3 aka “Flesh-Eating Bats with Fangs”. see ASUS download. “pogson@nb:~/Downloads/kernel-8.2.2.6.1_8.2.2.7/kernel-b01c1c6$ head Makefile VERSION = 2 … Continue reading

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