Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 16, 2003
Tectonic: South Africa Approves OSS Strategy (2003-06-16 22:00:29)
"In her speech Fraser-Moleketi said [the South African]
Government is 'looking forward' the many benefits of open source
IT-Analysis: Linux in Europe (2003-06-16 21:00:16)
"Following the recent decision by the City of Munich to opt for
Linux on the desktop, it is worth taking stock of the progress of
Linux in government circles across Europe..."
SCO: SCO Officially Cuts Off AIX, Seeks Injunction (2003-06-16 19:30:16)
Breaking News: "The SCO Group (SCO) today
announced that it has terminated IBM's right to use or distribute
any software product that is a modification of or based on UNIX
System V source code..." Full press release within.
Reuters: SCO Shares Slump After IBM Lawsuit Deadline Passes (2003-06-16 18:42:29)
Breaking News: "Shares in SCO Group Inc. fell
as much as 10 percent on Monday after International Business
Machines Corp. did not respond to SCO's claims that the world's
largest computer company illegally used parts of its Unix
Computerworld.NZ: SCO Not Disturbing AIX Users Yet (2003-06-16 17:00:02)
"The IT community is eagerly awaiting the latest chapter in the
SCO-IBM soap opera, but local AIX users appear unconcerned at the
prospect of IBM losing its Unix licence..."
ZDNet: SCO CEO: Why We're Suing IBM (2003-06-16 15:00:15)
"McBride spoke with CNET News.com about the origins of the IBM
dispute, the side effects and what comes next..."
CNET News: SCO May Expand Linux Case Soon (2003-06-16 14:00:38)
"The SCO Group soon may open another front in its legal battle
against Linux by filing suit against a major hardware manufacturer
in North America, a company executive said..."
NewsForge: One-day Linux Project Brings Internet to Disadvantaged Miami Kids (2003-06-16 10:00:36)
"And now, thanks to volunteers from two Florida Linux user
groups and hardware donations from local businesses, Liberty City
Learning Center can add computer and Internet training to its
ILUG-CAL: A First Sight Review of Slackware 9.0 (2003-06-16 08:30:10)
"And all these questions can be answered in one word
--'Simplicity.' Perhaps that is the single most important factor
that makes people care and in turn make Slackware 9, one of the
standout distros of early 2003..."
Tux Reports: YALAX: Yet Another Look At Ximian (2003-06-16 07:00:03)
"When I first read about Ximian Desktop 2, also referred to as
XD2, I wondered if it was all that it was cracked up to be. Is
Ximian Desktop 2 a polished product or is it just hype...?"