Free for All
by Peter Wayner
Publisher: Diane Pub Co 2000
Number of pages: 351
The book explores the history of open-source programming, its emerging threat to Microsoft, and its struggle to retain its ideals in the face of big money. Wayner outlines the arguments for leaving software source code open and free for anyone to tinker with. But his account delves deep into the politics of the movement, reading like a high-tech soap opera.
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