ODF vs. CDF: Storm in a Tea Cup?

Nov 02, 2007

An organization calling itself the Open Document Foundation has given rise to rumors and speculation concerning the free document standard Open Document Format, ODF, of late. Leading members of the ODF Alliance say that it would be wrong to overestimate the significance of the Open Document Foundation.

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Perlmeister Michael Schilli Perlmeister Mike Schilli celebrates 10 years

Oct 31, 2007

“One or two years in the USA would be great,” Mike Schilli thought back in 1996. The “Perlmeister” has lived in San Francisco for 11 years now, and he’s been writing the regular Perl column for almost as long.

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Driver Project: Kroah-Hartman Looking for More Hardware

Oct 30, 2007

The driver project launched by kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman doesn't have enough hardware to work on. Although the Linux Driver project has enough developers, they aren't all working at full capacity, says Kroah-Hartman in his blog.

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Novell Appoints Tim Wolfe as President, Novell Americas

Oct 25, 2007

Novell today appointed Tim Wolfe as president, Novell Americas, responsible for the execution of Novell's strategy across the Americas. Wolfe, who brings nearly three decades of software, technology and consulting leadership experience to the role, most recently held the position of vice president and general manager of Novell's East region in the United States. He will play a key role in Novell's transition to a greater focus on customers and partners in implementing the company's go-to-market strategy.

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Samba Project Considering Purchasing License for Windows Protocols

Oct 23, 2007

Now that Microsoft has stated that it is prepared to give competitors access to technical documentation in a case heard by the EU Commission, the Samba project is considering purchasing a license.

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Novell Dismisses AppArmor Developer

Oct 12, 2007

Two years after acquiring the company that developed AppArmor Novell has dismissed the developer behind the security technology.

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Red Hat Calls Microsoft Attack Unsubstantiated

Oct 12, 2007

Speaking in an interview with Linux Magazine, Germany, Werner Knoblich, Red Hat Germany boss, and Red Hat Vice President EMEA, called the verbal attacks by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unsubstantiated.

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Ballmer Repeats His Demand for License Payments from Red Hat Users

Oct 12, 2007

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has again demanded license payments from Red Hat users.

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