IT Management Linux News for Aug 31, 2005
PR: MassGov Declares OpenDocument the Standard File Format for the Commonwealth (Aug 31, 2005, 21:30)
"The State of Massachusetts today released the draft document
(for review & comment up until September 9) which would be the
basis of the State's policy on acceptable document file
IT Business Edge: 3 Questions: Open Source Business Conference Grows with the Market (Aug 31, 2005, 21:15)
"With Matt Asay, founder and program director, Open Source
Business Conference. The next OSBC will be held in Boston, Nov.
NewsForge: Manufacturer Turns to Open ERP Software to Run Business (Aug 31, 2005, 19:45)
"Owner David Fauntleroy has discovered that when it comes to the
enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that keeps his business
running smoothly, the open source philosophy works better..."
Techworld: Linux is Harder to Live With, Reckons Poll (Aug 31, 2005, 17:30)
"Companies find that their Linux server setups are less
hardware-hungry than Windows-based systems, if the results of a
recent survey are to be believed..."
Community: Italian Province Schools Migrate to Linux (Aug 31, 2005, 16:45)
"During the months of July and August 2005, the computer
infrastructure of all public and private schools in the Autonomous
Province of Bozen in Italy have been upgraded to the free operating
system FUSS Soledad GNU/Linux..."
Korea Times: Korea Post to Adopt Linux (Aug 31, 2005, 14:30)
"Korea Post, Korea's postal service agency, Wednesday announced
it will begin adopting the free, open-source operating system known
as Linux to its desktop computers nationwide on Thursday..."
The Oregonian: Oregon Targets Open-Source Tech Business (Aug 31, 2005, 13:45)
"The software movement has some roots in the state, but the
governor pledges money to coordinate outreach efforts..."
ZDNet: Commercial Open Source, A Misnomer? (Aug 31, 2005, 04:00)
"I received an e-mail from Simon Romanski, director of
information systems at Fulfillment America, asking about the nature
of open source software and its intersection with