“South Africa’s LinuxWorld, taking place in Johannesburg later
this month, sports a host of famed open source movers and shakers
as keynote speakers. Topping the bill are Ubuntu’s Jeff Waugh,
Novell’s Nat Friedman, and Linux International’s Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall.
IBM’s lesser-known Canadian Chris Pratt completes the bill.
“While Hall and Waugh are geek household names, Friedman is the
secret star attraction, having worked side-by-side with Mexican
open source guru Miguel de Icaza–the creator of Gnome, Mono and