[SATLUG] question of the measurement of processing power past and
n5wsw at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 12 13:34:54 CDT 2008
Well said Dr. Dubbs,
further elaborations on academic freedom can be found here, and who said it wasn't a good source. 32 vs. 64 huh
Don Jones, N5WSW
A Student of Life!
--- On Tue, 8/12/08, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] question of the measurement of processing power past and present
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 11:40 AM
> Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> > I am still hacking away at this paper. The paper
> looks at F/OSS in
> > terms of a gift economy.
> Perhaps you need to look at F/OSS in an alternative way. I
> suggest comparing it
> with the idea of academic research and academic freedom.
> In other words, the
> quest for knowledge and the desire to share it. In this
> case, the desire is not
> as much a "gift economy" as the desire to share
> ideas and, in return, the
> ability to use other ideas without restriction.
> -- Bruce
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