GSoC and beyond…

Karsten has a nice blog post and, an even nicer report on GSoC 2009 from the perspective of The Fedora Project-JBoss umbrella organization. If you haven’t already gone through it, it would be good to read it up and, provide feedback. An immediate benefit of any project participating in the Summer of Code is the … Continue reading GSoC and beyond…

Google Summer of Code 09 etc

This time around, the variety of proposals which have been selected for The Fedora Project & JBoss.org combination are awesomely nice. Congratulations to all those who did make it and, for those who could not – I’d say that this is a learning opportunity and, we would look forward to your continued participation and contributions … Continue reading Google Summer of Code 09 etc

What a waste of talent and money…

These days I am generally averse to government sponsorship of (aka investment in) Open Source, especially if the government in question happens to be the Government of India. I had earlier blogged about BOSSLinux and in recent times I tend to abhor politically motivated over-the-wall Open Source on taxpayer money. For example, take a look … Continue reading What a waste of talent and money…

Regional/Local Development Groups – do we really lack them ?

In his blog entry, Pavel emphatically states that is lacking is regional development groups or to be precise The third presentation I have seen was Louis’ “Year 6”. Nice summary of the recent and also not so recent stuff. Two interesting points in his presentation I strongly agree with: we are still missing regional development … Continue reading Regional/Local Development Groups – do we really lack them ?