Guido van Rossum decides on the major changes for Python 3000
A concern was expressed that due to the popularity of open source
development at universities, graduates may be lacking key skills such as
sound architecture, defining customer needs and product management.
-- The Olliance
Gentoo Linux 2007.0 is released (announcement).
Debian founder Ian Murdock moves to Sun as its "chief open source
Microsoft claims that Linux violates 235 of its patents (Fortune
When people say they want Linux, they don't actually mean they want
Linux. What they want is the Linux userland user environment and the Linux
business model. They want choice. They want the Linux distribution and I'm
the Linux distribution guy.
-- Ian Murdock
ATI drops hints that it might start cooperating with the Linux
community in the development of free drivers for its hardware.
The FSF determines that the Python mode code can be distributed with
Emacs, but the long-awaited Emacs22 release is still not forthcoming.
Ian Murdock launches "Project Indiana", an effort to make Solaris
look more like Linux.
The text of the Microsoft/Novell agreement is released
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Microsoft/Novell agreement becomes clear.
-- sort of
KDE 4.0 alpha 1 is released (announcement). The announcement
bravely predicts a 4.0-final release in October.
GCC 4.2.0 is released (announcement).
Red Hat Global Desktop is launched (press
Eben Moglen claims that Microsoft will be bound by GPLv3 as a result
of its distribution of Novell support coupons (report from OSBC).
Novell joins with the EFF to reform software patents (press
Fedora 7 is released (announcement).
The last call GPLv3 draft is released (announcement).
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