Open source software in the courts
Making Sense With Facilitated Systems
OCTOBER 24, 2008
I've written before about the merits I see in open source software and the problems I see with certain EULAs. Tonight I stumbled across a court case that seems to give strong support to the ideas of open source licensing. Perhaps surprisingly, it's about JMRI: the Java Model Railroad Interface. See Bruce Perens: A Big Change for Open Source , United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2008-1001, ROBERT JACOBSEN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v.