Yes, You Do Need to Document Your Open Source Code I’ve recently had the experience of working with two pieces of open source code. Both implement a standard wireless communication stack in Linux. Names are omitted to protect the guilty. In one case, the code has been around since 2001 and has been part of the Linux kernel since version 2.4.6. It has now been… View Article
Straddling the Boundary of Free and Proprietary Software Cardinal Peak is currently developing an embedded product for a customer whose business is innovative lighting products. We have chosen to base the embedded system on Linux because it includes a wealth of infrastructure, it is open source and royalty free, and we have substantial experience with it. The embedded system is configured with an… View Article