18 Mar 2006 nconway   » (Master)

There's an interesting article on Economist.com about "open-source business", and whether open-source-inspired techniques can be applied to other industries. The article talks about MySQL AB as an example of a hybrid between a community-driven open-source project and proprietary software company. There's one particularly amusing quote: MySQL AB "rarely accepts code from outside developers", apparently because "the complexity of database software makes it less amenable to being independently cobbled together."

Latest blog entries     Older blog entries

New Advogato Features

New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.

Keep up with the latest Advogato features by reading the Advogato status blog.

If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!