Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.

Paula Rooney

Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.

Latest Posts

What is in a name for SuSE?

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, wrote Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet. But will you love SuSE as I love SuSE once she goes by her married name of Novell?

April 1, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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Too much information

I usually stick to open source-related topics on this blog, but this story really resonated with me. Dr.

March 31, 2005 by Joe Brockmeier

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Open source bundling

Open source bundling is the new trend. Martin Lamonica's story yesterday about SourceLabs describes one such bundles.

March 31, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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What is your open source business model?

One of the big criticisms of open source is its apparent lack of a business model.If you're not selling software, if you're letting customers see the code, where is the money coming from to keep the doors open?

March 29, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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Will a new GPL cause project forks?

ZDNet UK has a piece about concerns over the next version of the GNU General Public License. The article points to a thread on the Debian Legal mailing list, discussing the fact that the Linux kernel is distributed exclusively under the GPL version 2.

March 24, 2005 by Joe Brockmeier

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