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Old 11-28-2008, 06:30 AM   #1
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LXer: Save the Libraries With Open Source


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For some in the world of free software, libraries are things that you call, rather than visit. But the places where books are stored especially those that make them freely available to the public are important repositories of the world's knowledge, of relevance to all. So coders too should care about them alongside the other kind, and should be concerned that there is a threat to their ability to provide ready access to knowledge they have created themselves. The good news is that open source can save them.

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