Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 15, 2004
Fedorazine: Progeny Update Service (Jan 15, 2004, 23:00)
"So while we're sitting back and trying to overcome fear and
inertia, we're trying out a subscription to Progeny's update
Groklaw: Declaration of Ryan E. Tibbitts (Jan 15, 2004, 15:30)
"Here is the Declaration of Ryan E. Tibbitts, which was attached
to SCO's Notice of Compliance. It's his 'Santa ate my files'
eWeek: Mass. Softens Stance on Proprietary Software (Jan 15, 2004, 14:30)
"Massachusetts has finalized its IT acquisition policy, moving
from what originally appeared to be a shift toward specifying
open-source software to more of a focus on open standards..."
LinuxWorld Australia: Linux Breaks Desktop Barrier in 2004: Torvalds (Jan 15, 2004, 14:00)
Linux.conf.au: "This year will see Linux
finally crack the lucrative desktop market as more commercial
software vendors tool up and cash in on the operating system and
kernel developers improve graphical interface integration says cult
hero and Linux founder Linus Torvalds..."
iTnews: NOIE: Forget Open Source, What About Open Standards? (Jan 15, 2004, 13:00)
"The federal government appears unlikely to endorse proposals to
make open source software its preferred solution, but it is keen to
promote the use of open standards, agency officials have
CrossNodes: Graceful UPS Shutdowns on Linux (Jan 15, 2004, 08:30)
There's nothing pleasant about the data corruption or even
hardware damage that can result from a power failure. This article
explores how UPS units and a couple of Linux UPS tools can help
safeguard your mission-critical computers.
News.com.au: Open Source Boost Unlikely (Jan 15, 2004, 04:00)
"Australia is unlikely to ever introduce pro-open source
software policies at a federal level, despite a successful move to
mandate the consideration of OSS in the ACT..."