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· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · August
· · · · 18 (2 entries)

COSO · That stands for “Chief Open Source Officer”, and as of now, Sun has one, name­ly Si­mon Phipps. We are do­ing a whole lot of Open-Source stuff, and a lot of dif­fer­ent groups are do­ing it, and we to­tal­ly need a sin­gle point of con­tact and co­or­di­na­tion. Simon’s the ob­vi­ous choice, and now’s the ob­vi­ous time. By the way, if you’ve nev­er been to one of Simon’s speech­es on things OSS, you should go, he’s al­ways worth lis­ten­ing to.
 
Indemnification? · A few days ago, I wrote about the scary Terms of Par­tic­i­pa­tion on Java.net. This led to some in­ter­nal dis­cus­sion­s, and it turns out to be more com­pli­cat­ed than it you’d think; to start with, SourceForge and Col­labNet have more or less the same in­dem­ni­ties. I still think it would be nice to get rid of them, but it’s not a slam-dunk ...
 
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