IT Management Linux News for Feb 22, 2006
Slashdot: OSDL CEO Answers Slashdot Questions (Feb 22, 2006, 21:15)
"Here are OSDL CEO Stuart Cohen's answers to your questions,
many of which were spurred by the recent release of an OSDL
co-sponsored Linux TCO study (that anti-open source commentator Rob
Enderle has already/inevitably questioned)..."
The Financial Express: The IP Uprising (Feb 22, 2006, 18:15)
"Threat of patent infringement by your software vendor can spice
up the Microsoft vs Linux battle..."
InfoWorld: Interview: Tim Bray Opens Up About Open Source (Feb 22, 2006, 17:30)
"Tim Bray is director of Web Technologies at Sun Microsystems,
but is perhaps best known as a co-inventor of XML..."
Federal Computer Weekly: Army Leans Toward Linux for FCS (Feb 22, 2006, 16:45)
"The Army is leaning toward Linux as the operating system for
the service's Future Combat System (FCS) program..."
AP/BusinessWeek: Microsoft Rivals File Complaint with EU (Feb 22, 2006, 16:00)
"A group of Microsoft Corp.'s rivals filed a complaint with the
European Commission on Wednesday, alleging its business practices
threatened to deny real choice among competing software
ZDNet UK: GNOME 2.14 Targets Corporate Desktops (Feb 22, 2006, 15:15)
"New lock-down tools for administrators is one of the 'shiny
features' being 'pimped' in the upcoming version of the Linux
IDC Server Report Generates Opposing Spins (Feb 22, 2006, 14:30)
Depending on what you read, IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Server
Tracker report shows that either Linux server revenue grew by
record levels or Windows just bumped off Unix in server sales. Pick
your flavor within.
LXer: How to Build a Linux Service Business (Feb 22, 2006, 02:30)
"Interested in enhancing your project by adding an efficient
service function? Open source solutions exist that can help you
build a high quality, low cost solution..."