Last week I started a series of blog entries about my personal view
of challenges and priorities for this year. That first entry was about open standards and today I’m going to look at free and open source (FOSS). Incidentally, the first item on this list was on the previous list as well.
Needless to say, this is a big topic and one that encompasses a
broad range of opinions. My list will be different from someone who
runs a FOSS project, someone whose primary and perhaps sole business is
FOSS, someone in academia, and someone who is strictly a user of
software. I look forward to reading other peoples’ lists, either here
or via links in the comments.
In 2008, I think that we collectively should …