The Free Software Foundation Europe launches the Fiduciary License
As ICD head analyst Walter Dickweed put it: "Releasing a new kernel
on Superbowl Sunday means that the important 'pasty white nerd'
constituency finally has something to do while the rest of the
country sits comatose in front of their 65" plasma screens".
-- 2.6.20 is
Bitfrost, the OLPC security framework, is announced (coverage).
The 2.6.20 kernel is released (announcement).
Linspire switches to Ubuntu as its base distribution (press
An OpenSolaris advisory board recommends against dual-licensing Solaris
under GPLv3 (position
Wind River Systems acquires RTLinux
Imagine a world where every online store sells DRM-free music
encoded in open licensable formats. In such a world, any player can
play music purchased from any store, and any store can sell music
which is playable on all players. This is clearly the best
alternative for consumers, and Apple would embrace it in a
-- Steve Jobs
LWN publishes its first study of where kernel code comes from (who wrote 2.6.20?).
The Fedora 7 release is delayed by one month (announcement).
Eric Raymond says "goodbye" to Fedora; the world fails to end (parting rant).
Dell's customers ask for Linux-installed systems on its IdeaStorm
[Quitting is] actually a very good idea. I definitely don't want to be
associated with this project.
Robbins, one week later
Daniel Robbins returns to Gentoo (announcement).
The carrier-grade Linux 4.0 specification is released (press
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