A President in favor of open source

Posted on Monday, February 20th, 2012 in Holiday, open source by Ian

“”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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2 Responses to “A President in favor of open source”

  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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