Even beyond the source/binaries - couldn't this hack go further than the code down to the actual hardware. Perhaps not a full-on hardware hack, but hardware designed/incorporated into the system to ...
Are there established models for releasing an initially proprietary piece of software under FLOSS conditions after a defined period or a certain point of time? The main problem here is that all ...
This question is related with copyrights. The copyright is granted by default to the author of some code, however this requires to prove that some person is the "first" author of some piece of code. ...
Working as a freelancer, I often see strange requests from my customers, some of which can negatively affect my daily work¹, and others trying to set some sort of control. I usually encounter those ...
How much should a reviewer trust the coder who submits the code for review? I always have that dilemma of whether I should go test of the changes proposed or should I trust the submitter that he ...
In my answer of the question about what are the important points to consider when starting your own company, I mentioned the fact that when the customers pay per hour of work, there must be a way for ...