Reader Reminder

My Infoworld Open Sources article for this week is now live. It takes the demise of Google Reader as a reminder that without open source software processing open standards, we have no freedom to “rehost and carry on”.


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  1. I’ve been using Linux myself for the past 10 years (at home) and opensource programs on windows at work – noticed that this may not be true.

    Eg. Since I am a working class and have to comply to company IT policies. Recently, my company is standardizing Outlook as the email client and I needed to convert my past 10 years Thunderbird email history to pst.

    To my horror and disappointment, this seems like an impossible task. After losing my email history, I no longer have the morale courage to tell colleagues to use opensource alternative any more.


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