O’Connor Resigning

Semi-surprise of the day: Sandra Day O’Connor announced her resignation from the United States Supreme Court — not William Rehnquist. Unfortunately, this means a swing Justice will likely be replaced by an ultraconservative, if the administration gets its way.

No Need For The GPL?

Interesting interview with Eric Raymond where he claims that the reciprocity provisions of the GPL are now unnecessary and are slowing down open source adoption. I don’t think I agree, but it’s an interesting argument, and the first time I’ve seen esr attack the GPL so directly.

Update: this article was apparently slashdotted. I try not to link things that have been slashdotted under the theory that they’ve already gotten enough attention, but in this case I read the article before I saw the slashdot link.

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(yeah, just following the flock, but I think it’s a good cause.)