- PulseAudio creator responds to criticism
I don’t use PulseAudio myself but am well familiar with some of the common complaints. I am partly sympathetic to his explanations but think that at least some of the purpose for a framework like PA should be to better handle edge cases and errors to guide developers to more correct usage of the framework and anything it attaches to.
- Picking apart the rhetoric of net neutrality opponents
Art Brodsky of Public Knowledge has a good, if incensed, piece that de-constructs the rhetoric and even some of the influences of opponents to the FCC adoption network neutrality.
- OpenBSD 4.6 released
Another release from the operating system from which the wonderful security swiss army knife, OpenSSH, is ported. A good opportunity to support development of either or both of the OS and the network tool by purchasing a CD or some swag with the release artwork.
- The truth about the Shepard Fairey copyright case
Mike Masnick of Techdirt has the official press statement as well as some quick analysis. He may be right, that Fairey can still make a serviceable fair use defense but I cannot imagine the damage his shredded credibility will do to that defense, regardless.
- SCO eliminates McBride’s job
At Groklaw, PJ has an excerpt from the latest bankruptcy filing. It explains that the CEO and President positions were eliminated and seems to position doing so as part of the financial re-structuring. The fact that the company plans to continue its infamous anti-Linux litigation unfortunately supports a less vindictive interpretation of McBride’s departure.