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Re: <nettime> Six Limitations to the Current Open Source Development Met
Atreyu 42 on Tue, 19 Aug 2003 05:49:05 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Six Limitations to the Current Open Source Development Methodology


On Sat, 16 Aug 2003 15:31:11 +0100, "Chris Croome" <chris {AT} croome.net> said:
> I think that it is a new mode
> of production and I also think it is a post-capitalist
> mode of production and it is the crystalisation of this
> mode of production and the resulting clearer picture of
> the form that a new society could take that is one of the
> key reasons (perhaps _the_ key reason) behind the
> qualitive change in the nature of the period we are now in
> - -- it appears to me that this is now late capitalism, for
> this reason.

As you say in your blog, applying open source to non-digial things could crystalize a new society. Perhaps a good example of this could be the Opencola soft drink <http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Cola>.  This model could be used to copyleft medicines, maybe under the Design Science License <http://www.dsl.org/copyleft/>.

ยท Example of open-source design by Adbusters <http://www.adbusters.org/campaigns/first/re-design/opensource.html>

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