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Why Red Hat mattered

Red Hat has been one of the most important companies in the modern technology industry, in the free software and open source movements, and in my ...
Donald Fischer
by Donald Fischer
on November 8, 2018

Legal and licensing workshop 2018: when open source’s lawyers talk shop

By Luis Villa on April 26, 2018
One of the hidden gems of the free and open source software world is the Free Software Foundation-Europe’s annual Legal and Licensing Workshop, an ...

The state of copyleft licensing

By Luis Villa on February 1, 2018
In my last post, I talked about how much (or little!) we know about the licenses in the 30+ package managers and 2+ million packages in libraries.io, ...

A brief history of package management

By Jeremy Katz on December 19, 2017
Application developers today are used to relying on and pulling in a number of open source libraries to help them focus on the functionality that’s ...