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Heresy & Heretical Open Source: A Heretic's Perspective
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| by Douglas Crockford Follow 0 Followers on Mar 11, 2011 |

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Douglas Crockford presents a debate existing around XML and JSON, and the negative effect of the Intellectual Property laws on open source software.

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Douglas Crockford is a senior JavaScript Architect at Yahoo! He has also worked on the computerization of media at Atari, Lucasfilm, and Paramount. He co-founded Electric Communities and was its CEO from 1993 to 2001. He was involved in the development of the programming language E and is the author of "JavaScript: The Good Parts". He is mostly known for creating JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).

Strange Loop is a developer-run software conference. Innovation, creativity, and the future happen in the magical nexus "between" established areas. Strange Loop eagerly promotes a mix of languages and technologies in this nexus, bringing together the worlds of bleeding edge technology, enterprise systems, and academic research. Of particular interest are new directions in data storage, alternative languages, concurrent and distributed systems, front-end web, semantic web, and mobile apps.

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