"Linux users from around the world are gathering this week at
the annual Linux Symposium here.
"While they're not on the agenda, the gathering will provide
attendees a forum at which to discuss this summer's hottest Linux
topics, including SCO's recent win of Unix System V copyright and
the impending Version 2.7 of the Linux kernel. The Linux Symposium
runs immediately after the invitation-only Linux Kernel Summit,
also in Ottawa.
"Among Wednesday's presentations, developer Tim Riker of Texas
Instruments will discuss the future of Linux in the mobile-device
"On the heels of a recent eWEEK.com report surrounding Linux on
the PowerPC platform, IBM hosts a presentation on low-level
optimizations of the Linux kernel for the 32- and 64-bit PowerPC
chip. eWEEK.com recently reported on an IBM move to market 64-bit
PowerPC chips on Linux-based servers..."