Do not open the test booklet until instructed to do so. Take out your pencils and read the question silently while I read it aloud to you. You will be graded on the completeness and accuracy of your answers, and spelling counts.
You may begin now.
- Does binary compatibility matter as much as we think it does?
- Should kernel level instrumentation applications have the ability to crash a system?
- Is the primary purpose of Community vs Enterprise distinctions to monetize or upsell community users/developers?
- Is evangelist the right word for the Jeff Barr’s and Jon Udell’s of the world?
- Is DRM a technology with a future?
- Do (non-Windows) platforms need to be open source to compete effectively?
- Is open source a potentially predatory competitive tactic?
- Is forking necessarily ‘good’ or ‘bad’?
- Are DSCM’s replacing SCM’s as tools of choice?
- Are we making progress in solving the package management problem?
Time is now up. Pencils down. Please bring manila envelope with answer sheets to the front of the class.