IT Management Linux News for Aug 15, 2005
Groklaw: Reaction to SCO's Open Letter, "Long Live Unix" (Aug 15, 2005, 22:00)
"A couple of journalists noticed the timing of SCO's Open
Letter, that it was released at the same time as LinuxWorld..."
LinuxPlanet: SCO Forum: Dueling with Linux & Microsoft (Aug 15, 2005, 20:30)
"While thousands of members of the Linux community flocked to
San Francisco for LinuxWorld, a smaller group of several hundred
resellers convened in Las Vegas last week at SCO Forum..."
Computerworld: Q&A Part 2: IBM Exec Says Curbing Open-Source License Glut is 'Wishful Thinking' (Aug 15, 2005, 19:00)
"Steve Mills says trying to end the license proliferation is a
'waste of time...'"
InfoWorld: Red Flag Flying Over LinuxWorld Expo (Aug 15, 2005, 18:15)
"China stakes its claim to become the next IT outsourcing
superpower, with an emphasis on open source..."
Computer Business Review: Atos Origin Predicts Open Source Software Landscape (Aug 15, 2005, 16:45)
"IT services provider Atos Origin SA has predicted a forthcoming
change in the software landscape based on the results of a survey
it has carried out in conjunction with the UK's National Computing
LinuxElectrons: Novell Linux To Be On 1600 Indiana High School Desktops (Aug 15, 2005, 14:30)
"Novell has stated that thousands of high school students in
Indiana will return to class this fall to find something new at
their desks--a Novell Linux Desktop..." [This is apparently
another aspect of the Indiana Access, separate from the recently
announced Linspire/Wintergreen pilot program. -BKP]
ZDNet Australia: StarOffice 8 Release Date Slips (Aug 15, 2005, 13:45)
"Sun Microsystems is now planning to release its next version of
StarOffice in September, two months later than originally
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Path to Software Innovation Leads Away from Patents (Aug 15, 2005, 13:00)
"At the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo this week, it didn't
pay to be a software patent..."