Jason Stewart and Harry Mangalam think all software that is generated as a result of publicly funded research should be licensed as open source. Andrew Dalke is also an open source supporter, but he argues that making this a requirement of publicly funded research projects will actually hinder the development of science.
Which side do you come down on? Let us know whether you agree with Jason and Harry, and support their OpenInformatics.org petition, or if like Andrew, you think making this a requirement of public research projects is going too far.
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