Open software needs a new manifesto
More than a licence, we need to commit to a sustainable digital infrastructure.
A (very) brief history of open software movements
Both free software and opensource have had tremendous success.
Steve Klabnik has provided a great historical review of the origin of free software with Stallman’s GNU announcement in 1983. Underpinning the free software movement was a profound critique of the role that patent law and private sourcing had come to play in stifling innovation and creativity.