Emacs 22.1 is released
I'm out of here forever. I want to leave before I get so
disgruntled that I end up using windows. I may play occasionally with
userspace code but for me the kernel is a black hole that I don't want to
enter the event horizon of again.
just a little later than expected (announcement
Xandros does the Microsoft deal (press
LG Electronics does the Microsoft deal (press
Former OSDL manager Tom Hanrahan joins Microsoft as its "Director of
Linux interoperability." (announcement).
Centric CRM claims to be open source
Open Source has grown up. Now it is time for us to stand up. I believe that
when we do, the vendors who ignore our norms will suddenly recognize that
they really do need to make a choice: to label their software correctly and
honestly, or to license it with an OSI-approved license that matches their
open source label.
despite its use of a
non-OSI-approved license (claim
A long debate on "badgeware" licenses ensues.
The first Linux Foundation collaboration summit is held (report).
Btrfs is revealed, offering hope of interesting developments in the
filesystems area (announcement).
In the end, the license bears in my judgment many of the marks of
legislation. It is a little too long; it is a little too complex. It
divides cases where they might with some analytical clarity have been
merged, and it merges cases that might with some analytical clarity have
been divided. It isn't one man's work of art -- it's a community's work of
Mark Shuttleworth denies that Ubuntu will do the Microsoft deal (denial). He
appears to have meant it.
Linspire does the Microsoft deal (press
Mandriva says it will not be doing the Microsoft deal (statement).
GPLv3 is released (announcement).
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