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IT Management Linux News for Dec 17, 2002

  • BBspot: Santa Considering Move to Linux (2002-12-17 23:30:08)
    The obvious question: will Gates or Ballmer now feel the need to lead an expedition to the North Pole to try to convince the Big Man to stay?

  • WinNetMag: What You Need to Know About Linux (2002-12-17 20:30:16)
    Windows & .NET Magazine reveals their surprisingly positive take on Linux: "The Linux development model certainly has its advantages. "Bugs and security vulnerabilities are generally fixed within hours of their publication, not weeks or months later as is often the case with bugs in Microsoft products..."

  • Business 2.0: The Microsoft/Linux Connection, Explained (2002-12-17 16:00:55)
    More on last week's META Group report: "Though the 'Microsoft to run Linux' headlines are shocking, the report's conclusions make a lot of sense. Indeed, a more shocking headline would be 'Microsoft not to run Linux...'"

  • Internetnews.com: Eclipse Gaining Momentum (2002-12-17 14:30:15)
    "With the buzz of software tools for developers hot theses days following IBM's bid to acquire Rational Software, the Eclipse Consortium Monday unveiled three new projects and added thirteen new member companies..."

  • Computerworld.NZ: Westpac Opts for Fat Over Thin (2002-12-17 10:00:42)
    "[Australian bank] Westpac is considering Linux as a future operating system for back-end systems at branches and even its mainframes..."