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Jun 15, 2009, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])

Linux Kernel

Kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has a number of excellent articles and presentations on various kernel topics, such as udev, kernel coding style, the Linux Security Module Framework, how to write a Linux driver, and much more. Greg's Kernel Monkey Log has a lot of great information on Linux Driver Project Status, current kernel news, Position Statement on Linux Kernel Modules, and lots more.

Various Documents Pertaining to Principles and Law

"The GPL has not been challenged in courts" is just plain wrong.

The GPL tested in US courts - Wallace Vs FSF
GPL wins in French court case

FOSS and Government

GNU.org.pe: Peruvian Congressman's Open Letter to Microsoft
"The basic principles which inspire the Bill are linked to the basic guarantees of a state of law, such as:

Free access to public information by the citizen.
Permanence of public data.
Security of the State and citizens."

Here is the followup:
Ending Microsoft FUD: An Interview with Peruvian Congressman Villanueva

Mono and Novell

Mono: An Infectious Disease — An Article by Chris Smart explains why Samba and Mono do not present comparable patent risks, and what legal and technological risks are particular to Mono.
Monomania, a risk assessment by Jeremy Allison, one of the lead Samba developers