Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 25, 2002
Community: Protest Launched Against Microsoft in Kerala, India Schools (Nov 25, 2002, 23:30)
Members of FSUG-Kochi have submitted a memorandum to the
Government of Kerala, one of India's states, protesting the use of
Microsoft software in India's IT@SCHOOL project. This memorandum is
NewsForge: Linux Veteran Looks for Ways to Introduce Linux to Congress (Nov 25, 2002, 22:00)
"A retired math professor and veteran Linux user is looking for
help from the community to educate the U.S. Congress about Linux
and win some converts on Capitol Hill..."
Boston Globe: Free Software vs. Goliaths (Nov 25, 2002, 20:30)
"Still, the money's going to the Free Software Foundation, the
Cambridge nonprofit group that might be termed the Vatican of the
open-source software movement. Moglen's been fighting the
foundation's legal battles for years, free of charge. You'd think
that would be enough of a contribution..."
SuSE, MandrakeSoft Each Announce New CEOs (Nov 25, 2002, 19:00)
Both SuSE Linux and MandrakeSoft have announced new CEOs today.
Find out more about the new head honchos from the press releases
Linux and Main: QtScape Needs Programmers if it is to Survive (Nov 25, 2002, 11:00)
"The project is QtMozilla, formerly known as QtScape. Initially
done as an exercise in porting, it later provided a QT/KDE front
end to Mozilla. But it has gone unmaintained for some time and
absent sustained interest is in danger of being dropped from the
Mozilla CVS tree..."
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #69 (Nov 25, 2002, 03:00)
Community Roundup: This week's summary: Top
Story, It's Christmas at MandrakeStore!; Mandrake in the News,
MozillaQuest & TweakHound.com; MandrakeClub, Club discounts --
Do you need DB2?; Business Case of the Week, StarSoft software
development; This Week's Survey, Have you received your 9.0 Pack?'
Kernel Cousin Wine #145 by Brian Vincent (Nov 25, 2002, 01:00)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
for Wine development.