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Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 26, 2001

  • Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #15 (2001-09-26 15:59:38)
    This week: Mandrake 8.1 Pre-orders being accepted; Mandrake Cooker Weekly News Highlights; Financial Corner; Spotlight on the SSSCA; Business Case of the Week; Security-related Software Updates; Top Headlines from MandrakeForum

  • ComputerWorld: Linux Road Map Needed (2001-09-26 14:55:30)
    "Unfortunately, too few people in the room understood that they need to start thinking more like Microsoft. LSB needs to generate confidence by announcing a long-term road map with specifics about things like directory services and desktop standards that ISVs can start planning to support."

  • osOpinion: Unix Raises the Bar (2001-09-26 14:04:52)
    "Now is the time to challenge these answers. People are starting to notice that the use of Microsoft products is directly related to how much damage can be inflicted. Many people, however, have no idea what the other options are or how to protect themselves. When I ask this question of most people, the responses I get include 'that's what everybody else uses,' 'it's easy to use,' and 'what else is there?'."

  • LinuxPlanet: comment: Strategic Linux (2001-09-26 13:06:21)
    In the wake of another week of worm madness, this time with Nimda, Dennis Powell takes stock: the Gartner group says it's time to look at something besides IIS while Microsoft rewrites its code - something for which few are holding out hope even as it underscores the danger of single-source software. It's time, says Powell, for developers and distributors to step up and work out the challenges posed by a diverse, decentralized development model while demonstrating that Linux is the best solution for protecting our information infrastructure.