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451 CAOS Links 2011.07.08Matthew Aslett, July 8, 2011 @ 11:37 am ET
Harmony disharmony. Microsoft’s Android revenue. And more.
# The Harmony Project released version 1.0 of its templates for standard contributor license agreements prompting comment and criticism from Dave Neary, Stephen Walli, Richard Fontana and Bradley M Kuhn.
# Microsoft reportedly demanded $15 for each Android smartphone handset made by Samsung, while the company announced a new patent agreement with Wistron that specifically mentioned both Android and Chrome. In case you missed it, it has previously been argued that Microsoft makes more money from Android than it does Windows Phone.
# CloudBees joined the Eclipse Foundation as a Solutions Member and the launched the CloudBees Toolkit for Eclipse plug-in.
# Carlo Daffara discussed open source as a differentiator (or not).
# “SourceForge is based around the idea of hosting open-source projects. GitHub is based around the idea of hosting open-source code.” Why SourceForge Lost
# CERN launched an Open Hardware initiative.
# The Australian government published its Guide to Open Source Software.
# Savio Rodrigues discussed the apparent decline in open source contributions.
# Heroku added support for Clojure.
# Michael Stonebraker argued that Facebook’s MySQL deployment is a fate worse than death.
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