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December 2, 2008 by

The code is all right

Business models are a two-way street, and regardless of how open source is doing for vendors no one doubts any more that it's great for users.

August 7, 2007 by

Morton: no merging of OpenSolaris with Linux

Don't expect to see key features of OpenSolaris showing up in the Linux kernel, said a top  Linux maintainer.At his LinuxWorld opening keynote, Andrew Morton made it very clear that the appointment of former OSDL CTO and Debian co-founder Ian Murdock to Sun's OS platforms organization will not translate into a merging between the open source version of Solaris Unix with Linux.

April 30, 2007 by

SCO tried to gag Torvalds

Unix company was gathering information to support a court order to silence individuals related to its open-source legal case against IBM.

April 16, 2007 by

Stuart Cohen tackling the vertical application stack

While open source is big among large enterprises, it's not so big in the small business space, which lacks IT staff. Doctors, lawyers, and indian chiefs (non-casino) depend on re-sellers for their systems. These re-sellers lie at the heart of Microsoft's market dominance.

March 25, 2007 by

Groklaw vs. the cookie jar

If Groklaw turns out to have been IBM funded from the gitgo, so what? - the site stands on its own as our premier example of how the internet can be used to sanctify a proprietary position through majority endorsement.

February 6, 2007 by

More talk of Linux in China

The Finish group Open Tuesday came to Beijing last Tuesday, January 30th to expand its communication network about the wonderful world of Open Source. If you go to their site, the main page states “There is a lot of talk, and exploration globally into Open Source, … in both public and private sector, but real action is only now starting to take off.

January 22, 2007 by

Linux Foundation to be more like Apache

So the big story of The Linux Foundation turns out, in a way, to be smaller than it appeared this morning. It's a technical group whose legal and publicity assets belong to the community that sponsors it, and not to any small group of members.

January 22, 2007 by

Linux Foundation: Strength in numbers

OSDL and FSG (not FSF) are merging to form the Linux Foundation. Key goals include sponsoring key Linux developers, providing legal services, standardizing APIs, and providing a forum for collaboration and promotion of Linux.

January 21, 2007 by

Linux Foundation cynics ask merger or takeover?

Is this simply a matter of consolidating the legal and engineering resources of Linux, or is this a way for big vendors to take command of the open source movement with "one throat to choke," in this case Jim Zemlin, who had been running the FSG?

December 19, 2006 by

OSDL's future in China

A recent posting from a ZDNet Asia colleague got me wondering about the state of Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) in China. My friend and BLUG member, Xia Fang, who is OSDL's manager of strategic relations, assured me that "at this stage it has not affected China yet".


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