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I know! (5, Funny)

loftwyr (36717) | more than 3 years ago | (#35337990)

A repository of knock spells? Sure to be a winner!

Re:I know! (1)

PhilHibbs (4537) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338542)

I think half the ones Gandalf used in the film are not opening spells - one of them, "naur an edraith amen", is a fire spell that he casts in The Hobbit.

Re:I know! (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338634)

Assuming the door isn't plot-plated, any source of damage that can overcome its damage resistances or reductions can certainly knock it open ;D

A goatse.cx mirror (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338006)

en tee

I know I know! (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338016)

goatse.cx anyone?

Step... (3, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338022)

1. Buy domain
2. ??
3. Profit!!

Hmmmmm... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338024)

>> something that generates enough revenue to be self-sustaining

That sounds an awful lot like a business.

Make money? (3, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338028)

Porn. no better option.

Re:Make money? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338278)

Open-source porn. Wide open. Closeup. Juicy.

Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (5, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338030)

Something like the Mac App Store, but cross platform and accepting only open source submissions. Take a 30% cut of paid downloads.

Re:Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (3, Insightful)

BiggoronSword (1135013) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338308)

Apart from the commission, this sounds like Freshmeat, Tucows, or Sourceforge.

They probably make money off of ad revenue

Yeah (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338732)

Except those sites are ugly and intimidating compared to the iTunes interface.

Re:Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338314)

Within 30 days someone will start up a free store based on the original app sources.

Re:Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (1)

MakinBacon (1476701) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338812)

Not necessarily. You can license your program's source code under the GPL while still licensing any art assets it requires under a non-free license. Granted, it may be easy to replace the art assets for something like a web browser or a word processor, but for something like a game (which seems to be alot of the more popular apps), replacing all the art would be difficult.

Re:Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (2)

SpeZek (970136) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338336)

Good idea, except that the people most likely to use such open-source apps are the same people who are likely to just download the source and compile if binaries aren't available. Where's the profit?
Plus, we already have sourceforge.

Re:Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (5, Interesting)

CastrTroy (595695) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338510)

Maybe I'm not the only one, but while sourceforge/freshmeant/whatever is a good place to find good open source apps, you also have to wade through a pile of garbage to get to them. Maybe open.org could be a place where only the elite apps get shown off, to get across to people that open source software really is amazing, if you ignore all the terrible or half done projects. Sure it's not very "open" but would go a long way to getting the average Joe to using open source software.

Re:Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (2)

OakDragon (885217) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338748)

And I may be in the minority, but I would pay X amount of money for open source and free apps that were compiled and packaged. (X being reasonably small.)

Re:Open Source but not necessarily free app store. (5, Interesting)

Foofoobar (318279) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338474)

Better. Supply open source support for sourceforge/open source projects.

Allow people to signup (with valid paypal account) and they go into a support pool for open source projects. People who answer questions correctly (or get most points) get most pay while fewer points get a smaller percentage of pay for that question.

People who wish to pay for support can sign up for an unlimited number of questions or pay per question asked. The amount would be based on each project and the popularity and number of downloads of said project (or something like that). Percentage of pay could also go to maintainers of project.

If it was any other organisation (1)

NtwoO (517588) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338034)

If money generation and "open" was to be combined, I'd say P0rn. But in this case, it is a useless contribution from the peanut gallery...

Not so useless (1)

Iamthecheese (1264298) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338102)

The important thing is that money generation and nonprofit don't go hand-in-hand. I would be delighted to hear that it helped the linux foundation enough to be worth the cost. "self sustaining" shouldn't have to be part of that.

derp (5, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338036)

Shouldnt they have a clue what they will do with the domain before blowing money into the wind?

Re:derp (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338186)

I'm sure that the conversation went like this.

"Hey open.org is going to be up for sale at an auction!"

"But what will we do with it?"

"Who cares, we will OWN it!"

*thumbs up*

Re:derp (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338684)

They probably do have a gameplan, but are seeking community suggestion as to not 'facepalm' on 'launch'.

That being said, I'd suggest they outline the 'open' concept, licensing and it's differences, and how it translates to real world day to day use. As an example, specifically cite software compatible across the hardware spectrum. Between FOSS apps, linux dists, open hardware innitiatives, phone vs. tablet vs. pc vs. toaster*... community driven portals, you name it. People on both sides, open.org and the individual developers, need to be kept in the loop by each other, to make sure the target audience can get to where their interests follow them. All through open.org.

Tall order, but if anyone can pull it off, it's the the FOSS and Linux community.

self-sustaining ? (4, Insightful)

BisexualPuppy (914772) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338038)

something that generates enough revenue to be self-sustaining

Like capable of generating $30 per month ? Seems hard.

Didn't they have any clue before they bid on it? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338056)

So they bid possibly a reasonable amount of money on a domain name without actually having a use for it?

Of course, maybe they got it for a trivial amount, but if not it just looks like they're being frivolous with their funds, not someone I'd be keen on donating to.

Re:Didn't they have any clue before they bid on it (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338328)

I'd bet that they are going to use it to host a website of some kind.

revenue (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338066)

Self sustaining a .org domain is really $10 US a year and $50 a year for hosting - so basically throw some meaningful content and a bunch of adsense in there.

Re:revenue (2)

snookerhog (1835110) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338192)

you forgot about the "undisclosed sum" that they had to pay up front...

Re:revenue (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338606)

Kinda difficult to suggest a self-sustaining business idea that pays for the upfront costs when the upfront costs are undisclosed, isn't it? GP comment is exactly right: With no information about the initial costs, it is only reasonable to focus on the operating costs.

Also: Damn you, domain squatters!

Not just software (5, Interesting)

Chuckles08 (1277062) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338078)

It would be great if open.org was a place to find not just software but other types of open source content and resources that could be used creatively with open software. I'm thinking of sites like the Encyclopedia of Life (eol.org), freesound.org, and the like.

To hell with revenue (5, Interesting)

DoktorSeven (628331) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338082)

Start something that promotes open software, open ideas, and open standards. Take on Microsoft and other companies head on. Show people what quality software and open standards do for everyone.

That's what I'd do.

Re:To hell with revenue (2)

NevarMore (248971) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338366)

Show people what quality software and open standards do for everyone.

That's what I'd do.

Who ensures quality? Part of the supposed value in iTunes and Androids marketplace is that the applications are submitted, reviewed, and only added if they are up to snuff. Even with something like Canonicals Ubuntu repositories there is still a bit of junk in there that is easy to install, but hard to make it work and do what it was supposed to do. Theres no easy feedback. A nag screen isn't quite right, but if I remove a package I should be able to say "this was crap" or "didnt meet my needs" and give some feedback about the app.

So having yet another open source repo where anyone can submit and make available anything won't fly. Something thats too reviewed and restricted won't work either. I think the middle ground is something with an aggressive ranking, rating, and feedback mechanism that will show off the good stuff, and let the crap sink.

Re:To hell with revenue (1)

mikechant (729173) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338646)

Who ensures quality? Part of the supposed value in iTunes and Androids marketplace is that the applications are submitted, reviewed, and only added if they are up to snuff.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong but I thought the Apple app store only did vetting for malware and contravention of Apple 'guidelines' e.g. adult content etc. Apart from that, I thought you could put pretty much any old crap up (i.e. no quality control as such).

Re:To hell with revenue (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338792)

Ubuntu will be supporting app reviews and ratings in 11.04. Obviously not an immediate solution for all distros, but a step in the right direction.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/02/software-center-update-adds-inappropriate-rating-link-and-more/

Re:To hell with revenue (1)

recoiledsnake (879048) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338624)

Start something that promotes open software, open ideas, and open standards. Take on Microsoft and other companies head on. Show people what quality software and open standards do for everyone.

That's what I'd do.

Then maybe actually donate enough money so that it doesn't have to clamber for revenue? It's easy to write Slashdot comments espousing openness while things suffer to due to lack of revenue in the real world.

Re:To hell with revenue (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338822)

A legitimate version of the "Get The Facts" campaign would be cool

New business model (1)

Idimmu Xul (204345) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338110)

1) Buy domain
2) Ask Slashdot
3) ...
4) Profit?

Maybe they can resell it to someone that actually has a use for it for more than they paid for it? Quids in that way ..

Essentially the Linux Fund are just domain squatters.

Re:New business model (5, Informative)

tomhudson (43916) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338268)

Considering that it was already being used for something better than "OGM I can get open.org - what can I do with it?"

The domain name was recently acquired by Linux Fund from the City of Salem, Oregon for an undisclosed amount. Salem's public library was using the domain for a kids-to-Internet program entitled the Oregon Public Education Network. The Linux Fund purchased the domain at public auction.

... maybe they can return it to its original use - but it wasn't just for kids, as you can see if you look at the archives.

snapshot index from wayback machine [archive.org] , from a few years ago [archive.org] , the shutting down notification page [archive.org] .

So, why not the Open Public Education Network? It's self-referential, same as Linux Is Not Unix, or Gnu's Not Unux.

Re:New business model (1)

camperdave (969942) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338452)

You fool! By posting those links you've slashdotted history! Who knows what alterations to the time line this will cause? Quick, somebody call a Voyager.

Re:New business model (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338512)

It prefers to be called V'Ger you insensitive clod!

Re:New business model (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338806)

I'll pass. Besides Voyager having exceedingly low bandwidth, the latency is a killer...

11/2010 distance: 17 billion km
Google says that's 966 light-minutes, or 16 light-hours.
Calling from my phone to Voyager means that I have to leave the thing plugged in and turned on for days, just to get communications going. Not to mention... can you imagine the long distance fees?

I'll pass.

Re:New business model (1)

anyGould (1295481) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338868)

You fool! By posting those links you've slashdotted history! Who knows what alterations to the time line this will cause? Quick, somebody call a Voyager.

Surely you jest - If we're going to screw with time itself, let's do it properly. Where's a TARDIS when you really need one?

linux and windows app store (3, Interesting)

louic (1841824) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338128)

A free, open source "app store", of course! A database with open source programs (similar to the Ubuntu Software Centre), but including windows programs. With systems to search for, rate and review open source applications, with screen shots, installation instructions and everything. I cannot think of anything more useful than that. This is easily self-sustaining if they did not spend more than $1000 on the domain. If they did, the best option is to sell it and buy a cheaper domain name.

sourceforge? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338242)

doesn't that sound a lot like sourceforge? with the bonus that sourceforge has aslo the code, not only sw and instructions and linux/win apps...

Re:linux and windows app store (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338298)

$1000?! Are you joking?

More like $200,000 is my guess.

Check out godaddy.com - they are auctioning nynightlife.com for $25,000, gsm.com for $190,000, a3.com for $400,000.

I suffer from a similar quandary (5, Interesting)

stox (131684) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338142)

I own neutrality.org. If any readers would be interested in assisting me in fighting the good fight, please drop me a note at ideas@neutrality.org. My intent is to use this to promote network neutrality, and not to make a quick buck.

Re:I suffer from a similar quandary (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338322)

Maybe you should seek funding from the government and large corporations. Perhaps AT&T would like another shot at owning all communications for another 50 years like they did with phones. That provided everyone with the same basic service. We could have the same with the Internet as well.

Re:I suffer from a similar quandary (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338364)

Sell the domain to the FCC. Although as a squatter without a valid organization you'll just probably lose it anyhow.

Re:I suffer from a similar quandary (1)

Archangel Michael (180766) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338454)

Please Define "network neutrality" in such a way that I will agree with you. ;)

My definition would be

Network Neutrality: Standardized methods of routing and packet prioritization that doesn't favor or disfavor based upon origin or destination, nor giving favor or disfavor for packets to gain an advantage for competing services.

It is simple, concise and accurate.

That and Comcast sucks donkey balls. IF I could get DSL to my house, because even though it would be "slower" it would be faster than my Comcast. Or Verizon Fiber, I'd be all over it in a second. Comcast's 6 MB my ass. Only way I get 6 MB a sec is to do a Speed test to DSL Reports. I can't even maintain a steady low speed stream on Comcast. And it isn't for want of spending money, because I'd spend the money to get better service. But I'm not spending more money to get less service.

Did I mention Comcast sucks?

Re:I suffer from a similar quandary (1)

Compaqt (1758360) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338516)

I didn't realize you could set a "real" domain name to 127.0.0.1

Very cute.

Open Research (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338160)

Dedicate it to open research for all sorts of fields. Share the knowledge, share understanding of that knowledge, and make the lives of everyone better.

A new marketing campaign for open source (4, Interesting)

suso (153703) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338170)

I think there needs to be a fresh new marketing campaign that reintroduces the concept of open source software to people (including the geeks) because it seems that a lot of the efforts have fizzled out or become misunderstood by the latest generation.

Create a brand (5, Interesting)

neokushan (932374) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338212)

Part of the "problem" with open source is that only us geek types give a damn about it. Average joe doesn't care about how "open" what he's buying is, which is why people continue to buy closed systems without a second thought.

Open.org could be the face of open platforms. Get a nice logo and some sort of catchy slogan "Approved by Open.org - your software, how you want it" or something. So when Microsoft releases a new "open" standard that isn't actually that open, open.org could be the ones fighting to make it as open as possible, supporting a truly open alternative, keeping things that are supposed to be open, but aren't, in check (I'm looking at you, Oracle) and generally educating the masses on why being open is "cool" and why they should care, as well as encouraging companies to open up their products more.

Re:Create a brand (2)

trollertron3000 (1940942) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338426)

Today's Open Source programmers seem to be really smart at marketing, making nice sites and logos and selling the idea. I wrote, and still write, GPL'd software but never really tried to hard to market it having just a CVS database and a page on source forge. All info was in a README.

Honestly I'm very impressed. Some of the projects look very professional. You go guys, you're making it happen.

Re:Create a brand (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338438)

Part of the "problem" with open source is that only us geek types give a damn about it.

Which is why the value of owning open.org is pretty small. Most software users don't know what it means by "open", and of those who do, even fewer care.

Re:Create a brand (1)

WiglyWorm (1139035) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338576)

I like this idea as well. If OSS/FOSS had a "brand" identified with it, it could be much stronger.

Social Network + Freshmeat (2)

Dharkfiber (555328) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338216)

Isn't that what it is all about? Trying to find a community that is dedicated to open source projects and finding out about the projects they are working on? Make it easy to get on their CSV and contribute.

copyleft repository (4, Interesting)

WiglyWorm (1139035) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338218)

There are so many OSS/FOSS repositories out there. I'd love to see them help foster the copyleft movement and get a directory of creative commons art, audio, video, and ui elements. It would both benefit Linux itself, and attract high traffic for people looking for stock photos etc. thus, ad revenue.

Self-sustaining? (1)

Blindman (36862) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338232)

What does "self-sustaining" mean? Obviously, there is the cost of hosting the site and maintaining the domain registration, but that isn't a lot of money. Is $20/month on the conservative side really that hard to get? Recouping the cost of purchasing the website is a different issue, but that money has already been spent.

I'd have decided what to do with it (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338234)

Before I bought it.

Solutions Database (4, Interesting)

Anonymous Showered (1443719) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338274)

For individuals or for business, the site could offer alternatives and/or solutions to common problems. It can also promote open standards for others to follow.

e.g. replacement Office suite = Libre Office, ProTools = Audacity, SAP ERP = OpenTaps, OpenBravo, etc.

You can setup case studies to advocate the use of open source software and solutions.

This wouldn't just apply to software. You can also throw in hardware designs too (I'm thinking Arduino stuff).

A source of income could be companies that advertise on the site, offering their expertise in setting up open source business systems.

Re:Solutions Database (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338494)

commercial support for OSS

names and value (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338358)

this was another dotcom concept that a website name had a high tangible value - the reality is you actually 'make' that value / brand through advertising and marketing spend, search engine ranking etc etc etc - google, yahoo and bing are not called "websearch.com" and they could all afford to buy it over but there you go....

porn, what else? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338368)

nuff said

Start with news, work from there (1)

NortySpock (1966236) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338380)

Well, if you're looking for page hits and ad revenue, start with news. Run everything from new releases to new projects to new laws.

I would also suggest a solid FAQ section on Why and How to open source, etc.

TFA does well by pointing out that everything open should be discussed -- open hardware, open business practices, etc. It also suggests selling @open.org email addresses for lifetime members, etc.

App store! (1)

wandazulu (265281) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338392)

...Said somewhat tongue-in-cheek, but also seriously: turn it into a one-stop-shop for all things FSF/Open source, etc., that users can just get, a la the Android and Apple app stores. Such an app store would include things like Blender, GCC, LibreOffice, Linux itself (multiple flavors), all the way down to code files.

The store could be configured so that it would be easy to donate to the projects, even if you don't actually download the program, with them taking a small cut (a la the Apple app store) to provide the exposure.

The key thing, in my mind, is that there are just so many awesome programs out there, and it's hard to keep track of them all; one simple site, structured well, would go, in my mind, so far to raising the visibility of many projects that are just as good, if not better, than commercial apps, but don't have any easy way to get their software in front of users.

RMS Porn (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338400)

Videos of RMS dancing with mascots and eating stuff from his foot.

Make it an opensource 'App Store', or sell it (1)

otis wildflower (4889) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338410)

I'd turn it into an opensource 'App Store' that catalogs opensource software, provides downloads for all platforms, source and documentation, as well as interactive help wikis or other sorts of user-generated docs and troubleshooting help. Add a search engine or mechanism that lets folks put in the name of closed-source software they wish to substitute and have it come up with a list of well-supported opensource alternatives.

Or, sell it to American Express for a healthy profit and use the proceeds to fund OSS development.

Humor (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338416)

I am surprised Apple didn't buy it and then destroy it forever, followed by an attempt to get the word removed from the English dictionary. I hear employees at Apple have to say the door is ajar

a wikipedia of all things Linux/FOSS (1)

FudRucker (866063) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338420)

with easy to read descriptions, synopsis, details & instructions and links to the various author's website & repositories...

Hello Kitty Linux (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338434)

We need more pink

I would register closed.org (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338462)

I would register closed.org then add a single cross link on each domain.

open - closed - open - closed - ope..

I always play that game with the unused ash tray in the dash of my car.

Linux sweet spot activism (1)

CrowdedBrainzzzsand9 (2000224) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338470)

Provide a single location for promotion and consulting for Linux's perceived sweet spots, such as desktops and servers in budget-minded school systems, churches, small businesses and the like. They could provide/sell relevant reference network designs and application bundles. They could be a meeting place for such organizations and qualified/certified consultants. The organizations could confer amongst themselves about their experiments. A philosophical decision would be whether this is a Linux or 'nix effort.

Or they could sell porn, of course.

Open Philosophy (3, Interesting)

mfh (56) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338486)

Construct the Open Manifesto.

Open government, open code -- open philosophy.

Open honesty between all humans. Truth: you are all bags of carbon and mostly water.

Reality: We need to become completely open if we hope to achieve a successful deep space program with multigenerational stability, and save our species from extinction, which will happen unless we all work together towards a multigenerational goal of continuing the species.

Governments are corrupt. Politicians lie to get votes, even good ones. That can't be allowed anywhere for the open philosophy to prevail.

We must hunt down and expose all those who wish to hide secrets. Off with their heads! (I mean: revoke their parking pass for a week).

Re:Open Philosophy (1)

bill_mcgonigle (4333) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338688)

Yes, what mfh said. Well, don't call it a 'manifesto', but showcase all the great things going on that benefit from openness. And then use that to sell open source software.

You want to associate open source with other open successes. And honor and praise the victories as they happen.

But, really, I don't know what open.org sold for, but putting one guy on it for one day a week isn't going to be worth that investment. Consider at least a staff of three full-timers. I suppose this means advertising, but if you only accept ads from companies who uphold the ideal (and give them a good rate) you'll have a mutually beneficial (and self-validating) revenue situation.

Employment Agency (3, Interesting)

lymond01 (314120) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338500)

A single site to register open source software developers. It would work like a temp agency -- you pay the developer $30/hour, the hiring company pays you $45/hour. There may be something else out there but it would be nice to have a central community for hiring experts on Plone, Python, Drupal, Graphic Design, MySQL, Postgres, etc. Something that showcases their resumes, portfolio, photos of their mom's basement, etc.

Open.org Ideas (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338552)

I would put links to the most important pages of the open source world. Drivers, Kernel, Distros, News(Like slashdot, kernelnewbies, phoronix), etc..
I would add content that teaches the importance of open source for the real world and how it can benefit the human being as a whole.
I would promote in some way the union between similar projects so to not waste time between same ideas and instead work on similar ones so the human time spend on programming them can be optimized to have a better outcome of the project.
I would mention reunions and scheduled seminars about open source groups anywhere in the world and maybe have it categorized by country.
I would have an statistic page that shows the usage of individual open source projects and how many users they have, how fast they have grown, etc.. with REAL information not false like most Micro$oft "fan sites"
Maybe other ideas that come to mind later.

This are my thoughts.
Luis Alvarado, Venezuela

sell merchandise (1)

pak9rabid (1011935) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338628)

Shirts, hats, bumper stickers, etc, etc, etc....as well as a good central place to download all of the major F/OSS operating systems.

Sell doors and safes? (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#35338638)

...sorry, could not resist.

Wiki (1)

ModernGeek (601932) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338678)

A wiki about open source software that can be easily searched. I was looking for a GUI networking utility and there isn't a well organized list of F/OSS anywhere. A place where articles on old software aren't deleted!

advocacy... and blame. (3, Interesting)

Lumpy (12016) | more than 3 years ago | (#35338762)

A list of all the companies that support open standards and are heros of freedom and democracy.

and a list of all the closed and abusive standards and the companies that force them upon society, exposing them as the terrorists and haters of humanity they are.

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  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>
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