IT Management Linux News for Feb 27, 2008
How Open is OpenLogic? (Feb 27, 2008, 21:15)
Roundup: OpenLogic purports to be a good open
source citizen, but pundit Matt Asay wonders if they're meeting
this goal. OpenLogic's response within.
The Ministry of Finance in the Republic of Macedonia Uses Debian GNU Linux in its Servers (Feb 27, 2008, 19:00)
Debian Times: "The Ministry is the largest
organisation in Macedonia using Open Source software, according to
15 Minutes with Jonathan Schwartz: Java, Community, and Linux (Feb 27, 2008, 16:00)
The Open Road: "I asked him a range of
questions about criticism of Sun over Linux and community, as well
as whether the MySQL integration would be as prickly as Red Hat's
acquisition of JBoss was at times..."
Danish Unix User Group Files Complaint With EU Commission Against Denmark For Mandating MSOOXML (Feb 27, 2008, 15:15)
Groklaw: "The Danish Unix User Group, DKUUG,
has filed a formal complaint with the EU Commission regarding
Denmark's mandating ECMA 376, better known by us as MSOOXML, for
Sun Opens Up on the Limits of MySQL Enterprise Unlimited (Feb 27, 2008, 14:30)
451 CAOS Theory: "A little less loudly the
company has also confirmed that it has tinkered with the terms of
MySQL Enterprise Unlimited..." [Source headline updated.
EU Fines Microsoft Another €899M for Antitrust Abuse (Feb 27, 2008, 13:45)
Washington Post: "The European Commission fined
Microsoft a massive €899 million (US$1.3 billion) for
continued failure to honor the 2004 antitrust ruling against it,
Commissioner for Competition Neelie Kroes said Wednesday..."
Linking Open Source to SaaS (Feb 27, 2008, 01:00)
Community: "...OSS makers should care,
as SaaS may finally give them a business model that may
finally bring them some money..."