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InfoWorld: Open Source Conference Sponsorships

Dec 07, 2005, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"On the third day, Andrew Cowle gave a keynote that asked some interesting questions:

"Today started off with a bang with a keynote by Andrew Cowie. He did an excellent job speaking and wasn't afraid to ruffle feathers. One of the best parts was his proposal to change Linux to 'Open Office/Mozilla/Apache/Perl/Gnu/Linux' (talking RMS's GNU/Linux fixation one step further). He also questioned the lack of sponsorship by Open Source companies such as RedHat and Novell. 'Why do they not sponsor community conferences?' I wondered the same thing at OSCON..."

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