NewsForge: Open Source Conference Pits MS vs. Linux
May 12, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Graham)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
OS Conference Endures PowerPoint Requirement on Day 1
"The University of Toronto's Knowledge Media Design Institute
Open Source conference opened Sunday with a three-hour session on
Free and Open Source Software as a social movement, with Brian
Behlendorf of the Apache Project leading it off.
"Behlendorf, Rishab Aiyer Ghosh of the FLOSS project, and Eben
Moglen, legal counsel for the Free Software Foundation, discussed
their views and experiences on the social movement that we know as
the F/OSS movement..."
Red Hat, Microsoft Clash at Open Source Conference
"Day 2 of the KMDI Open Source conference started with Robert F.
Young, cofounder of Red Hat, Inc. presenting a positive view about
open source business models. At the end of a conference day lasting
nearly 13 hours, Young returned to deliver the conference's keynote
address. In between, Jason Matusow of Microsoft's Shared Source
Initiative gave attendees a very differernt point of view about the
value of open source in the enterprise. No real surprises