February 2009

How GPL Inhibits Innovation

February 2, 2009

GPL is a strong advocate for free software, but in many situations, it is not very efficient in promoting innovation. Perhaps this is a wrong criterion to judge the GPL, as it is a “copyleft” license when compared to copyright. Copyright provides the creator exclusive rights to original works for a period of time, the […]

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Code Quality Doesn’t Matter That Much?

February 1, 2009

In a recent StackOverflow podcast, Jeff Atwood had this to say about code quality Jeff: Right. The longer I think about this, the less I care about code hygiene issues (laughs). Because the unit of measure that really matters to me is, how quickly you can respond to real business needs with your code. And […]

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