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CERN Ditching Microsoft to ‘Take Back Control’ Using #OpenSource Software

CERN is known for pushing the boundaries of science but the famed research outfit’s next major experiment will be with open-source software. The European Organisation for Nuclear Research, aka CERN, aka home of the Large […]

This post, CERN Ditching Microsoft to ‘Take Back Control’ Using #OpenSource Software, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Since 2002 dozens – maybe even hundreds – of people have devoted years of their life to making Blender open and free to use for everyone. This massive effort has made it a strong and exciting program where add-ons can become massively successful. You’re standing on the shoulders of giants!

This can only work if we create a level playing field for everyone. Nobody’s code is more important than another’s. Nobody cuts a corner of the Blender play field to claim it as their territory. Nobody will plant trees here where you can’t climb in or enjoy its fruits.

Blender is free, forever.

#FreeSoftware #Blender #OpenSource #GPL #Copyleft #LevelPlayingField

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Great work by all involved.