Infrastructure Linux News for May 26, 2005
Tectonic: Skills Deficit Still Dogs Open Source Software in Africa--Report (May 26, 2005, 19:45)
"After close on two year's research Bridges.org this week
released the findings of its study into the use of free/open source
and proprietary software in public computer centres..."
Techworld: Is Linux the Itanium's Saviour? (May 26, 2005, 19:00)
"Has the Itanium got a future? It's question that many people
have asked in recent years..."
New Zealand Reseller News: Red Hat Continues Plans for Market Domination (May 26, 2005, 18:15)
"Leading Linux vendor Red Hat says it is keen to maintain its
100% year-on-year growth in the Asia-Pacific region and is
promising greater partner support to achieve this..."
Silicon.com: Open Source Apps Given to Millions in India (May 26, 2005, 17:30)
"The Indian government is trying to encourage the use of
computers across the country by distributing free CDs that contain
localised versions of popular open source applications..."
Groklaw: SCO v. Novell Hearing Reports (May 26, 2005, 16:00)
"The hearing on Novell's motion in SCO v. Novell was
[yesterday], and it's just finished. It lasted about 35 minutes,
and Judge Kimball has taken it under advisement..."
Forbes: The Open Source Heretic (May 26, 2005, 13:45)
"Yet after all these years, McVoy has come to believe that the
open source business model... cannot generate enough money to
support the development of truly innovative software
NewsFactor: IBM, Red Hat To Boost Linux Education (May 26, 2005, 13:00)
"IBM announced Tuesday it will work with Red Hatto bring
universities up to speed in teaching college students open source
LinuxJournal: Testing and Building with the New gumstix SBCs, Part 1 (May 26, 2005, 08:30)
"Checking back in with gumstix's expanding product line to see
if the original concerns have been addressed and what's possible
now with the waysmall modules..."
developerWorks: Use IMAP with Perl, Part 2 (May 26, 2005, 07:00)
"This time around Ted covers tunneling (or "port forwarding" as
it is sometimes called), as well as applying the script to the
Maildir mail-storage format..."
NewsForge: Moodle: An Open Source Learning Management System (May 26, 2005, 05:30)
"Distance education is becoming more important in today's
Once More...: Irony, OpenOffice, Open Source, Shared Source, and Microsoft Office (and Standards!) (May 26, 2005, 02:30)
"Slashdot recently carried the [resurrected] story about the
head of Microsoft in the Ukraine being forced to use OpenOffice on
Linux to display their Microsoft PowerPoint presentation about