OpenERP to become AGPL

Apparently, the next versions of OpenERP will be AGPL. I could not approve this change enough. The current world is crippled by companies (coined as ‘evil’ by Fabien Pinckaers) who use and modify the software for their own customers without…

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flossmetrics.org, a free ohloh.net?

I just found about the flossmetrics project through the FOSDEM program. Reading the details, it just looks like some wacky free version of ohloh.net… Let’s keep an eye on that.

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Acid3 test meanings analysis and browser compliance

There is an interesting article from the Web Standards Project on their website, about what passing the Acid3 test (the most popular test for browsers compliance to standards) really means and what is currently going on at this level. Read…

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Free photos for commercial use

Quickly finding free pictures to use on a website is more complicated than one would think. Most professional photo sites offer a huge collection of pictures. These pictures are cheap and of good quality but I had a hard time…

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“Business Shame” series introduction

In our business, probably like in every type of business, you stumble once in a while on companies that do the same kind of thing as you do, but that do it so badly that it puts the reputation of…

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UK Government opening competition for original use of public data

The UK government is opening a competition (up to £20,000 in prizes) for original ideas on how to use public data they have to provide useful combined information or value added services. Check out their website: http://www.showusabetterway.com/

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Answer under the question: example

This article was first written in January 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/103) You should always try to answer right under the question when replying to an e-mail. This is only to ensure maximum readability, which is the goal…

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Why Debian GNU/Linux?

Debian GNU/Linux is one of the main and earlier GNU/Linux distribution. You may wonder why it is our preferred distribution. Here is why [1]. it is entirely Free Software it is entirely done by volunteers, and, as such, is not dependent…

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SPIP Pocket Reference

What How Example Line break n New paragraph “An empty line” Italic {“text”} italic Bold {{“text”}} bold Typewriter ((“text”)) Typewriter Horizontal line —- Link (absolute) [BeezNest->http://beeznest.net] BeezNest Link (mail) [Nobody->mailto:nobody@spam.foo] Nobody Link (relative) [Label->/] Label Link (internal auto) [->object_name id]…

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Apero-Tux

During the event Journées du Libre in Brussels last week, somebody came up with a great decorative apetizer idea for Linux events. Check out the pictures on the original site here I took the liberty to copy them over here,…

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