A President in favor of open source

in Holiday, open source by Ian | 2 comments


“”He who receives an idea from me receives it without lessening me, as he who lights his candle at mine receives light without darkening me.”” – Thomas Jefferson

Happy President’s Day!

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  1. Funny, I use the exact same quote a lot in my presentations on open hardware!

    Note that while he’s very much responsible for the early formation of the US Patent system, he saw patents as a threat to innovation. This article sums it up pretty well.

    Greetings from an open hardware fan, Erik de Bruijn!

  2. pt says:

    nice – added this to the quote server!

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