Security support for Debian on amd64 is launched
Reading some of the comments on the Internet, the long hair
smelly's are indicating that we have not turned off our Linux
Novell asks the court for SCO's "licensing revenue" from Microsoft
and Sun (Groklaw).
The Mozilla Corporation is founded to carry out activities which
cannot be done in a non-profit context (press
The OpenSUSE project is launched (press
Red Hat says the Fedora Foundation is moving forward but we're still
The DCC Alliance announces its existence
The evidence must be presented to Hollywood and other content owners, and
they must agree that it provides the required level of security. Written
proof from at least three of the major Hollywood studios is required.
--New criteria for operating
; initial members include credativ, KNOPPIX, LinEx,
Linspire, MEPIS, Progeny, Sun Wah, UserLinux, and Xandros (press
The OSDL Patent Commons project launches (press
The Open Source License 3.0 is released (article).
It's very unwise for organizations like the EFF (Electronic
Frontier Foundation) to rush to the aid of piracy-enablers. It
makes it look like software patent critics are against copyright,
which most of us are not.
Mueller on bnetd
Sun announces its plan to create an open source digital restrictions
management package; it is part of its "Open Media Commons" initiative.
The 2.6.13 kernel is released (announcement).
Microsoft invites OSDL to cooperate on a study on Windows and
Linux. OSDL declines.
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