Fairfax IT: Linux to Get Creative Partner

The famous Fairfax group of newspapers reports on the earlier
Creative Labs job posting to

Thanks to Matthew Wright
for this link.

“THE world’s biggest maker of multimedia hardware has
telegraphed its intentions to officially support the open source
operating system, Linux.”

“In a posting to the Linux Kernel Mailing List, an e-mail
discussion forum, Creative Labs called for job applications from
developers interested in heading up an open source team within the
company. It is possibly the first time a peripheral vendor has
embarked on such a widespread native adoption of open source


Fairfax IT is an in-print subsection of the Fairfax group of
newspapers in Australia. These include

  • The Melbourne Age
  • Syndey Morning Herald