OSNews: "Other codecs often come up in these discussions. The distinction between the availability of source code and the ownership of the intellectual property in that available source code is critical."
on 05/01/2010 – Made popular on 05/01/2010
InfoWorld: "Source code availability is a central factor in establishing trust in the open source community, as knowledge that the source is available can often allay fears about the future of a particular open source project or product. And yet, this trust can often be overstated."
DaniWeb: "Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse in the world of software patents, a reliable source sent me this response from Steve Jobs about a patent pool that's forming and aiming to nail the open source codecs projects."
Android Developers: "Today is one of those days that has my heart racing; we've just released the source code for Android 2.2. This is a big step forward for the entire Android ecosystem. Please don't melt the servers down again while trying to download that latest source code."
InfoWorld: "Open source doesn't innovate -- so goes the old saw. Proprietary software vendors, including Microsoft, would have you believe the open source movement has produced nothing but knockoffs of existing products and cast-off code that couldn't cut it in the free market."
the H Open: "As open source becomes more widely accepted, an obvious growth path for them is to be bought by a bigger, traditional software company. The concern then becomes: how does the underlying open source code fare in those circumstances?"