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Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 01, 2007

  • Linux: The Really Fair Scheduler (2007-09-01 22:00:43)
    KernelTrap: "During the many threads discussing Ingo Molnar's recently merged Completely Fair Scheduler, Roman Zippel has repeatedly questioned the complexity of the new process scheduler..."

  • Ubuntu Founder Mark Shuttleworth on Productivity and Linux (2007-09-01 20:00:35)
    Lifehacker: "Founder of Ubuntu Linux Mark Shuttleworth took time out of his busy schedule to talk with us about email, productivity, travel, web applications, Ubuntu, free software and much more..." [Link repaired--ed.]

  • PostgreSQL 8.3 Features To Be Available After Labor Day (2007-09-01 18:00:54)
    InformationWeek: "Full text search and other features will become available for free download in beta code after Labor Day; with the final release to follow by 8-10 weeks..."

  • Microsoft Salutes Debate on Office Open XML (2007-09-01 14:00:16)
    Africa News: "Microsoft Corporation has welcomed the current debate on the proposed global standardization of the Ecma Office Open Extensible Markup Language..."

  • Wind River Reports Good Results, But Slips on Disappointing Guidance (2007-09-01 12:00:23)
    Seeking Alpha: "Wind River reported revenue for its fiscal second quarter ended July 31 of $84.6 million, with pro forma EPS of 12 cents; that beat the Street at $78.87 million and 4 cents..."

  • GNOME: 10 Years Old But Did We Need It? (2007-09-01 06:00:12)
    iTWire: "There are plenty of celebratory noises emanating from the project but one needs to ask: was a second such project really needed...?"

  • When the Standards Are This Low, No One Wins (2007-09-01 02:00:02)
    Computer Business Review: "The approvals process has been one of the most petty, underhand, deceitful, and childish events I have had the misfortune to witness during ten years in the technology industry..."

  • Effective Evangelism & Disinformation (2007-09-01 00:00:24)
    PlexNex: "The activities around OOXML indicate that this is the playbook..."