IT Management Linux News for Nov 16, 2006
ConsortiumInfo: The Sorry State of Massachusetts (Nov 16, 2006, 23:30)
"I'm remiss in blogging on the transition in Massachusetts as
Louis Gutierrez leaves his position as State CIO..."
Globe and Mail: Red Hat Must Learn to Live with Strange Bedfellows (Nov 16, 2006, 22:00)
"The Red Hat logo is not as familiar as the coloured panes of
Microsoft's Windows, but it's far more romantic and
InfoWorld: Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Partner on Open Source Search Protocol (Nov 16, 2006, 19:30)
"Strange bedfellows Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have partnered
to simplify how webmasters and online publishers submit their
sites' content for indexing in the companies' search
eWeek: Microsoft May Indemnify Some Red Hat Linux Users (Nov 16, 2006, 17:00)
"While Microsoft is hoping to enter into a patent deal with Red
Hat similar to the one it has with Novell, the software giant has
not ruled out going it alone and providing some sort of
indemnification for its customers who use Red Hat Linux..."
Techworld: Schwartz Slams Microsoft-Novell Deal (Nov 16, 2006, 16:30)
"Sun boss Jonathan Schwartz has joined in criticism of the
Microsoft-Novell deal, saying it is bad for the open source
Microsoft Watch: Red Hat Rejects Patent Agreement with Microsoft (Nov 16, 2006, 16:00)
"Microsoft is in an awkward position now that Red Hat has
slammed the door shut on any possibility of entering into a patent
protection deal similar to the one Redmond has with Novell..."
Bangkok Post: U-Turn at ICT Ministry (Nov 16, 2006, 14:30)
"In his first 'meet the press' session as ICT Minister,
Professor Sitthichai Pokai-udom put forth his radical vision for 3G
in Thailand, condemned open source for turning out buggy, useless
San Francisco Bay Guardian: Microsoft Linux (Nov 16, 2006, 00:15)
"I'm living in a bizarro business deal universe..."