[ANSOL-geral]Deverá chamar-se "Lock in" software em vez de
Ricardo Jorge Godinho Nunes
rjgn arroba netc.pt
Fri Aug 1 21:13:02 2003
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"In July last year the author wrote a paper which argued that the total cost
of ownership of free software would, in the long run, always be lower than
that of equivalent software created under different models. One of the
problems we grappled with when writing that paper was how to name those
At the time we adopted a term which appeared to be used widely, that of
"proprietary software". We now believe our (and others') use of that term is
not only inaccurate, but plain wrong and ought to be changed. In this paper
we set out reasons and propose an alternative, more appropriate, term - "lock
in software". Other terms, including hostageware, are identified, but not
GNU/Linux Registered User #190585
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"Some things -and an operating system is one of them- are just too fundamental
to be locked up in a box.
It's basic infrastructure and basic infrastructure must be shared technology"
IBM's Linux Technology Center
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let's wake up the ECHELON....
"Kill the President" , "nuclear", "assassinate" , "Roswell", "UFO" , "enigma"
, "saucer" , "grudge" , "the farm" , "snowbird" , "dreamland"
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