License confusion and the stripping of rights.

I really thought that the time of license confusion was well past, and we had all settled down and understood the basis, and ramifications of each of the open source licenses.  It seems I was wrong. Having a look at a piece of code recently I noticed… more »

The First Day of the Rest of My Life

I always remember the saying that tomorrow is the first day of the rest of your life.  It refers to taking each day as it comes and making the best of it, and not concerning yourself with what you can no longer change - the past. This has new resonance… more »

Everything Under the Sun

I have just come back from an all company meeting of Sun Australia/NZ, and I must say that I am impressed by their commitment to open source. Coming in as part of the MySQL acquisition, there was a real concern that the open source mantra coming from… more »

Zend Framework at the MySQL Users Conference

Since we made the decision to go to Zend Framework in dotProject 3 it is interesting the places it shows up (well, only if you ignore the fact that I'm involved). At the MySQL Users Conference and Expo this year two of the Web Team at MySQL will be… more »

Book Review: The Dragon Queens - Traci Harding

Title: THE DRAGON QUEENS Publisher: Voyager Author: Traci Harding Edition released: 2007 ISBN 0-7322-8111-3 477 pages Reviewed by: Adam Donnison It is 1856 and a document that could rock the entire foundation of Christianity has come to light. Dug up… more »