Subject: Re: FSBs and client-server
From: (Kirrily 'Skud' Robert)
Date: 24 May 2000 07:00:21 GMT

In article <>, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>Others, notably Tim O'Reilly, have pointed out the increase in selling
>software as a service over the web, and how that hides free software
>behind an effectively proprietary interface.  Tim has called on these
>vendors to open up their code to keep the ecosystem healthy.  I don't
>know to what extent this has happened, if at all.  (Tim, sorry if I'm
>misrepresenting your views.)

Hrm, I was working on a rant/article on that topic.  I really should
clean it up and put it somewhere useful, I guess.


Kirrily 'Skud' Robert - -
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