Crunch time

Summary:We have a fascinating story today, from CNet's Ed Frauenheim, saying software developers are suffering less "crunch time," and are volunteering open time to open source.Now I get the contradiction.

We have a fascinating story today, from CNet's Ed Frauenheim, saying software developers are suffering less "crunch time," and are volunteering open time to open source.

Now I get the contradiction. Fewer hours on the books because you're working more off the books?

Ed's article also says you're spending more time with your family.(Yes, those people hanging around your house belong there.)

So what of it? Are you getting more time off these days, or is open source eating it all up? Let us know in TalkBack.

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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