IT Management Linux News for Aug 25, 2005
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Novell Idea Man Gauges the Impact of Open Source (Aug 25, 2005, 22:00)
"Now that large companies are getting deeply involved with open
source, the sky is the limit in terms of innovation, says Matt
Asay, a Novell Inc. technology evangelist..."
ZDNet UK: UK Government Wakes Up to Firefox (Aug 25, 2005, 21:15)
"With software company Autodesk also pledging to make at least
one of its products compatible with Firefox, the days of IE-only
Web sites could be numbered..."
LinuxPlanet: Open Source: A Way of Developing, Distributing, and Licensing Software (Aug 25, 2005, 20:30)
Need an open source primer to point a newcomer to the Linux
arena? Look no further than this article from the OSDL's Ibrahim
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Users: OSDL Right to Reject Windows/Linux TCO Study (Aug 25, 2005, 19:45)
"The buzz with end users this week is that the Open Source
Development Labs (OSDL) chose wisely when it rejected an allegedly
independent comparison of Linux and Windows..."
Techworld: Microsoft to Support Linux with Next Virtual Server (Aug 25, 2005, 14:30)
"Microsoft will support both Linux and Solaris in its next
version of Virtual Server. But virtually, on top of Windows..."
LXer: Want To Join the World Trade Organization? Then Dump Microsoft (Aug 25, 2005, 02:30)
"When Mark Shuttleworth asked for help in putting together a
list of Government Projects for the Go Open Source Task Team
conference... he faciliated an unique database of best practices
and brought to light needs of developing countries..."
InfoWorld: Where Are All the Open Source Marketers? (Aug 25, 2005, 01:00)
"...I spoke with a number of people who asked if I knew of any
VP of Marketing types to join their open source company. The truth
is I came up pretty much blank..."