Jon Galloway on Why Microsoft can’t ship open source code
Basically, according to Jon, they’d get sued because everyone would want to find a way to take them down.
A Deeper Look at Flex Becoming Open Source
Basically, they want more users. Some people will only use things that are open source. Flex was free, so going open source doesn’t hurt them. It also helps build community (a.k.a. loyalty).
Nat Torkington over at O’Reilly has a roundup of open-source developer tools
IDEs, text editors, and debugging.
Asia’s set for an Open Source explosion
Bad news for companies looking for fat licensing fees from these emerging markets.
A million blogs can’t be wrong
I hope the WordPress folks put 6 digits in their usage counters, because any time now they’re about to count their 1 millionth blog in WordPress. I always suspected this blog was one in a million, but now I have proof.