12 Jan

Second Life Goes Open Source

Link: …My heart’s in Accra � Unpacking Linden’s “open source” announcement.

Linden’s taken a great step towards opening up their code, but it’s still a huge leap before I would consider Second Life to be an open platform.

Ethan Zuckerman makes a fantastic argument here for the business strategy behind Linden Lab’s move to open source.  Sure, it’s a good thing – but there are market motivations here that can’t be forgotten.

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