The 2.6.2 kernel is released
Before, many organizations may have been willing to write a
five-figure check to avoid legal risks and move on with
business. We suspect anyone currently considering such an
expenditure may now worry that they will be taken to task for
wasting corporate funds. As a consequence, we have reduced our
expectation for FY04 SCOSource revenue by 90%.
Jones gets wise.
Mandrakesoft splits its distribution releases into "community" and
"official" versions (announcement).
KDE 3.2 is released (announcement).
Lindows.com loses in court to Microsoft in the Netherlands over the use of
the "Lindows" name.
Groklaw founder Pamela Jones joins Open Source Risk Management as
its Director of Research (press
SCO amends its complaint against IBM adding charges for copyright
infringement (for continuing to distribute AIX) and interference with a
contract (getting Novell to waive any violations on IBM's part).
Lindows wins in U.S. District Court
I'm happy you put it that way, because otherwise I'd have had to take out
my chain saw and run around naked trying to kill you.
; the ruling states that
"windows" is a generic term.
Novell moves to dismiss SCO's slander of title suit (Groklaw
The 2.6.3 kernel is released (announcement).
The Netfilter Project resolves a GPL violation with Allnet GmbH (announcement).
cAos 1.0 is released (announcement).
OpenPKG 2.0 is release (announcement).
Debian aims for a March 15 freeze for sarge, a goal which proves far
too ambitious (release
Subversion 1.0 is released (announcement).
Alan Cox wins the FSF's Free Software Award.
A California appeals court reverses the prohibition on the publication
of DeCSS on free speech grounds.
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