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Proprietary Software in and Open Source World

Before I begin going, let me ask a question. Think about it for a second. Should proprietary software belong in open source Linux? Now if you gave that any thought at all, 80% of you are running proprietary software in your Linux box. Whether you are using ndiswrapper for your wireless, playing DVDs and MP3s […]


I hate 'em.  Nothing is worse than getting the hiccups.  Escpecially when they are very violent and seem to last for a long time.  Well, yesterday, I just got a major hiccup, and this one is going to last for a long time. Two days ago, I posted about Open Discussion Day, and how I […]

ODF Versus OpenXML

This is something I do not know a lot about, and hope to get a better grasp. However, from what I am reading online, I am not excited by the moves Microsoft seems to be making agains OASIS and the Open Document Format (ODF). Here's what I see: Microsoft just made a major move by […]


I have the opportunity to work with a great guy.  He is very open minded, and a strong open source and free software advocate.  In fact, politically, his views are right inline with the Dali Lhama.  If there would be one word I would use to describe him, it would be "expression".  As such, I […]