An open source Christmas

Summary:Given that much of the software we get is free, it occurred to me to wonder what an Open Source Christmas might look like? (By the way, that's Lint, from Sentinix.

Given that much of the software we get is free, it occurred to me to wonder what an Open Source Christmas might look like? (By the way, that's Lint, from Sentinix.)

What would you like under your penguin, uh, tree? Would it be hardware, a toy, a book? (Keep it clean, kids.)

Better yet, what would you like to give? If you could contribute something of open source to your local community, what would you give, and who would you give it to?

Would you share software, hardware, or bandwidth? And what are you contributing this holiday season? Here's a place to share your story, in hopes your example gets others in the giving spirit.

Topics: Open Source

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Dana Blankenhorn has been a business journalist since 1978, and has covered technology since 1982. He launched the Interactive Age Daily, the first daily coverage of the Internet to launch with a magazine, in September 1994.

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