EuroBSDCon 2022, my first BSD conference (and how they are different)

[New to Gemini? Have a look at my Gemini FAQ.] This article was bi-posted to Gemini and the Web; Gemini version is here: gemini://gemini.circumlunar.space/users/kraileth/neunix/2022/eurobsdcon_2022.gmi I've been to my share of IT conferences, both as a regular attendee and as a speaker. However I've never been to any BSD conference until last weekend when I went … Continue reading EuroBSDCon 2022, my first BSD conference (and how they are different)

Cancelling Richard Stallman?

[New to Gemini? Have a look at my Gemini FAQ.] This article was bi-posted to Gemini and the Web; Gemini version is here: gemini://gemini.circumlunar.space/users/kraileth/neunix/2021/cancelling_rms.gmi If you have any interest in FLOSS (Free and Libre Open-Source Software), you know who Richard Matthew Stallman (RMS) is: As the founder of both GNU project and the Free Software … Continue reading Cancelling Richard Stallman?

Retreat… and reboot! Is there life outside of the Web?

Dear readers, the time has come for some fundamental re-organization of my EerieLinux blog. The impact of this year's pandemic as well as family matters (a new family member that demands quite a bit of care!) have forced me to post-pone many of my posts that I usually published at least monthly. Right when I … Continue reading Retreat… and reboot! Is there life outside of the Web?

“Permissive licensing is wrong?” – No it’s not! (2/2)

The previous post gave a short introduction into the topic of software licenses, focusing on the GPL vs. BSD discussion. This one is basically my response to some typical arguments I've seen from people who seem to loathe permissive licensing. I'll write this in dialog style, hoping that this makes it a little lighter to … Continue reading “Permissive licensing is wrong?” – No it’s not! (2/2)