IT Management Linux News for Nov 20, 2006
The Next Frontier: Suing Your Customers (Nov 20, 2006, 22:45)
"Ok, I have been biting my tongue for days now, trying to avoid
comment on the MS/Novell announcements. I can't stand it any
InfoWorld: A Closer Look at Oracle's Indemnification Offerings for Linux (Nov 20, 2006, 21:15)
"First off, what do you think Oracle is covering with its BIG
Linux announcement? Not much..."
eWeek: IBM Touts Open-Source App Server over JBoss (Nov 20, 2006, 19:45)
"IBM has let loose with word that based on a recent survey,
IBM's open-source Java application server is gaining market share
in a certain segment three times as fast as JBoss' products
ConsortiumInfo: The Happy State of (ODF Implementation in) Massachusetts (Nov 20, 2006, 18:15)
"Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Boston, Massachusetts are half a
world apart in distance, but side by side in their commitment to
eWeek: Microsoft's Muglia Talks Longhorn, Novell and Java (Nov 20, 2006, 17:30)
"We've been working a long time to try and get an agreement with
a major distribution vendor..."
ZDNet UK: Criticism Mounts Over Birmingham's Linux Project (Nov 20, 2006, 16:45)
"Criticism is mounting over the termination of a large-scale
Linux project in Birmingham..."
The Salt Lake Tribune: IBM's Sutor: 'Open Source' is Not at Risk (Nov 20, 2006, 15:15)
"In the mythical land of 'Open Source,' an egalitarian, global
network of software developers sacrificially contribute programming
code to the greater good...
Linux.com: Samba Asks Novell to Scuttle Microsoft Deal (Nov 20, 2006, 14:30)
"Since the Samba team disapproves of the deal, we asked Andrew
Tridgell, a member of the Samba team, what Microsoft could have
done to negotiate a deal with the free software community..."
internetnews.com: Feeling New Heat, Red Hat Rolls On (Nov 20, 2006, 13:45)
"Red Hat may be facing new competition for Linux support from
Oracle and a Microsoft/Novell partnership, but the number one Linux
distributor is throwing some heat of its own..."