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Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 26, 2003

  • 'Open Source' Software Trend Faces Barriers (Aug 26, 2003, 20:30)
    "Barriers to growth include continued flaws in the ever-improving open-source technologies--which is being used more for computer servers than applications--and opposition by Microsoft, the world's dominant software player and thus the one with the most at stake if governments turn to open-source products..."

  • CNET Asia: Don't Stop Using Linux: Japan Gov't (Aug 26, 2003, 19:00)
    "The Japanese government has acted to reassure companies jittery about the use of the Linux operating system in their products, saying that avoiding the platform would 'hurt the lives of the people...'"

  • Halloween IX: It Ain't Necessarily SCO (Aug 26, 2003, 15:00)
    "SCO, having willingly made itself a sock puppet for the boys in Redmond, therefore becomes the first company other than Microsoft to have its utterances admitted to the gallery of infamy that is the Halloween Documents..."

  • NewsForge: Open Asia: Open Source in Afghanistan and Bangladesh (Aug 26, 2003, 13:00)
    "This week we begin a country-by-country survey of the availability of open source software across individual Asian countries at the top of the alphabet, with Afghanistan and Bangladesh..."

  • The Inquirer: How to Muzzle SCO (Aug 26, 2003, 11:00)
    "SCO's complaints shift, twist, and change shape like schizoid illusions or the tortured, restless dreams of drug induced hallucinations..."

  • NewsForge: What's New in GnuCash (Aug 26, 2003, 04:00)
    "You may not have noticed, given the thick layer of SCO news the past week, but the project has recently announced both a new release of the application and a new release of its documentation..."