IT Management Linux News for Feb 07, 2007
internetnews.com: Sun Sticks With CDDL for Solaris (For Now) (Feb 07, 2007, 20:30)
"'I've got no intention of removing CDDL from OpenSolaris as it
has been an ideal license for OpenSolaris,' Phipps told
Linux-Watch: Weather Alert: New Microsoft FUD Storm Expected (Feb 07, 2007, 19:00)
"This time around, Sunbelt Software is working with the Yankee
Group, a research company with a poor reputation in Linux circles,
to produce its 'yearly major survey comparing Windows to Linux.'
Here we go again..."
The Inquirer: Russian Schools Abandon Windows After Piracy Scare (Feb 07, 2007, 18:30)
"Linux is the clear winner out of a dispute between the Russian
legal authorities and schools over who should carry the can over
the use of pirated Windows software..."
InfoWorld: Texas, Minnesota Eye Move to ODF (Feb 07, 2007, 16:45)
"States may follow Mass. in ditching proprietary file formats in
favor of more widely compatible ones..."
Computer Business Review: Novell Rejects Talk of Linux 'Ban' (Feb 07, 2007, 16:00)
"Novell Inc has moved to dispel suggestions that it might be
prevented from distributing the Linux operating system following
its patent deal with Microsoft Corp, insisting that it is business
as usual until the Free Software Foundation tells it
ConsortiumInfo: The Contradictory Nature of OOXML (Part II)--19 Nations Respond (Feb 07, 2007, 15:15)
"Last week I reported that the United States body reviewing
OOXML had decided to take a conservative approach to defining what
'contradiction' should mean under the ISO/IEC process..."
internetnews.com: New Open Source Group to Focus on Apps (Feb 07, 2007, 14:30)
"A new open source advocacy group is about to launch with a
focus on applications rather than open source standards,
internetnews.com has learned...."