“The first thing we do,” said the character in Shakespeare’s Henry VI, is “kill all the lawyers.”
InfoWorld reports that lawyers want to be able to sue software developers for shipping software that is not perfect. Even free and open source software.
It’s such a bogus idea that even Microsoft and the Linux Foundation agree…..
Here’s an odd couple: Microsoft and the Linux Foundation. These two organizations, normally on opposite sides of almost any issue, agree that a new set of guidelines making software vendors liable for knowingly shipping buggy software is badly off base.