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Darl McBride Tops the Linux.SYS-CON.com Reader-Response Index in Q4

Darl McBride Tops the Linux.SYS-CON.com Reader-Response Index in Q4

 

[all Feedback tallies are as at 1 January 2004 - and of course all Linux.SYS-CON.com threads remain open 24x7x366...so don't be shy: you can still have at these ones - with a thoughtful viewpoint of your own!!]

 

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SCO CEO Posts Open Letter to the Open Source Community (September 9, 2003)

In an open letter to the OS community, Darl McBride writes: 'The most controversial issue in the information technology industry today is the ongoing battle over software copyrights and intellectual property. This battle is being fought largely between vendors who create and sell proprietary software, and the Open Source community. My company, the SCO Group, became a focus of this controversy when we filed a lawsuit against IBM alleging that SCO?s proprietary Unix code has been illegally copied into the free Linux operating system...' (continued...)

 

#2:   with 165 Feedbacks

*Linux.SYS-CON.com SPECIAL* Is Linux Desktop-Ready Yet...or Not? (November 26, 2003)

Well is it, or isn't it? Linux.SYS-CON.com senior editor James Turner thinks it's not. Linux desktop technologies editor Mark Hinkle on the other hand - as you might given his role at LinuxWorld Magazine expect! - thinks it is. The first in a series of "Point/Counterpoint" discussions at Linux.SYS-CON.com. (continued...) 

 

#3:   with 127 Feedbacks

* Linux.SYS-CON.com EXCLUSIVE * What Would UserLinux Look Like? (November 19, 2003)

Mark R. Hinkle, Linux.SYS-CON.com's Desktop Technologies Editor, muses on what his his ideal incarnation of a Linux desktop would be. Bruce Perens, whose idea it was, chips in with detailed comments.(continued...)

 

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Red Hat Drops Consumer Linux, Sponsors Community Led Fedora Project (November 3, 2003)

From next year, users of any enterprise-level Linux distro with the Red Hat name on it will need to pay for it.(continued...)


 

 #5:   with 84 Feedbacks

*POINT/COUNTERPOINT SPECIAL* What's Wrong with the Open Source Community? (December 1, 2003)

Just as, in the Java world, there are many competing MVC frameworks for JSP development, so many Open Source developers - says Linux.SYS-CON.com senior editor James Turner - "scratch the same itch." In this week's installment of our "Point-Counterpoint" series, Linux.SYS-CON.com editors James Turner and Steve Suehring slug it out over that most contentious of issues: does the Open Source community on occasion shoot itself in the foot? James says it does, constantly; Steve disagrees.(continued...)

 

 


 

 

 

 






     




 

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