Tuesday 4 December 2007

Free as in "Free Beer"

Richard M. Stallman, explaining the free software concept, said
“Free software” is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should think of “free” as in “free speech”, not as in “free beer.”
Then, a group of students in Copenhagen decided to "see what happens when an open-source structure is applied to a universally known product." Being students, they chose beer.

Their site has the story. And the recipe!

Happy Birthday, Creative Commons

Creative Commons, through whose licenses so many of us bloggers release our posts, turns five on Saturday, 15th December, 2007. They're having a party, and everone's invited. If you're not in San Francisco, no sweat. you can organise your own. The link has details.