The open source revolution

You may not have noticed the footer on every page of this website which allows the use of the content of the site under the creative commons licence. The Creative Commons organisation has announced today that the number of sites linked to one of their licences now exceeds 5 million.

And the firefox web browser has topped 20 million downloads. On some websites, especially those visited by the technically aware, visitors using Firefox outnumber those using Microsoft IE (see the Boing Boing stats page, for example.)

There’s a slow-burning revolution going on.

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