Category Archives: Open standards

Blu-ray DRM master key leaked

Blu-ray discs DRM is broken. Take it!! Always let the hardware be free…

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Highly connected nodes

It’s the leit motiv of my life these days… I’m a member of GPUL, so I’m a free software activist -> I collaborated with ESF-Galicia (Engineers Without Borders) in their migration to free software and open standards. I’m a social … Continue reading

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More than W*S

The last days at the Conference were intense, so I’ll write about them at home again. The second day began with RMS’s speech about patents. We arrived a bit late, but I can certify it was a very good speech … Continue reading

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Via Augusta

It’s 4 a.m. I’m trying to write slowly in the darkness because Gonzalo it’s trying to sleep. He will read his paper tomorrow. Today started the Conference. It seems the usual professional Conference in a four-star hotel, but there is … Continue reading

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It was not a joke…

…it happened. From NoOOXML

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Little steps to opening the world

In these last days I have been ‘unplugged’ two very interesting news jumped me from worry to happiness. One is the ISO stopping Microsoft with the OOXML defective by design standard (via OSNews). If ISO had aproved OOXML maybe it … Continue reading

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Looking for an unicorn

Near two years ago I wrote a post about CAD file formats. I defended the DGN format against DWG or DXF. Then I thought the Open Design Alliance was a good idea. But since that post to now I began … Continue reading

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Sorry…

…your DRM (HD-DVD) sucks: 09-f9-11-02-9d-74-e3-5b-d8-41-56-c5-63-56-88-c0 More about this: Kriptópolis:Digg y el nuevo número de la bestia Especial del Taller de Criptografía BBC report:DRM group vows to fight bloggers And something about the next crack at Ars Technica…

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Why we love LaTeX

Have you suffered the random whims of Word? Do you have a 5-years old document and you can’t read properly because the version or the word processor missed? Ok, here is an interesting document about why do you must learn … Continue reading

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DRM obsession

Sure many people believes that RMS is fool and FSF is losing the way in campaigns like Defective by Design. I was a little skeptic the first time I read “The right to read” near a decade ago. But today … Continue reading

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NO

Even if Adobe opensources whole Flash, it is NOT an standard. Even if it becomes an standard, it is NOT accesible. FLASH SUCKS!!!

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GPUL’s I Jornadas sobre Tecnologías Web y Software Libre (I Conference on Web Technologies and Free Software)

I couldn’t have rest after the June tests. GPUL planned to middle July this year for first time a web technologies conference, the I Jornada sobre Tecnologías Web y Software Libre, on 12th, and the traditional cryptography workshop: III Taller … Continue reading

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Let’s smash excuses…

Open Document Format is standard ISO for exchangin documents: ISO/IEC 26300 New at Slashdot New at Barrapunto (in Spanish) Press note of OASIS Alliance New by Teodd in gpul.org I don’t want receive any .doc from a public institution nevermore

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Past to future: Tim Berners-Lee’s blog

Via Slashdot, we know we must welcome to the blogsphere to Tim Berners-Lee, the Wide World Web first developer. We can read in his first post at MIT’s Descentraliced Information Group Tim explains briefly about his ideas fifteen years ago: … Continue reading

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dgn rules, dwg and dxf suck

Engeneers near free software desire a powerful CAD program to their GNU/Linux stations, and, when they read news like this in slashdot about little steps to open source by Autodesk they immediately think it’s possible in nearly future. Projects like … Continue reading

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Avian flu, you can die

More about inaccesible web pages: Spanish Govern page about avian flu is made with flash. You know, blind people, you can die like chiken:“Best prevention against avian flu is information”, President Office says (but you can’t read it). (You can … Continue reading

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Dealing with wikis

In this my new home in the Paradise I decided to build my homepage. I was trying to do it some time ago (actually three years ago, when I began Linuxbeat with Bille), but I nerver had time to do … Continue reading

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Inaccesibility blacklisted

I’ve just begun my protest against unaccesible web pages in Internet. I’m raging against web that doesn’t follow neither the Wide World Web Consortium standards nor accesibility guidelines of WAI. I’m tired of meeting web pages that I can only … Continue reading

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Breaking standards

We have a lot of work today with our work to the Territory and Town Planning subject. My friends Silvia and Rocío and myself are in the same group, we must investigate the growing of the city centres in our … Continue reading

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