The Linux Gazette team moves
SCO has made repeated, public accusations of IBM's supposed
misconduct, while refusing to disclose its alleged evidence to
IBM. Either SCO has evidence to support its accusations or it does
not. If it does, IBM is entitled to see it now; if it does not, IBM
will be entitled to dismissal of this case.
up the heat
after SSC changes LinuxGazette.com
. Both sites put out an
Novell acquires SUSE for $210 million (press release).
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approves the "broadcast flag"
mandate requiring copy protection technology for digital TV.
Red Hat announces the end of support for Red Hat Linux (again)
Fedora Core 1 is released (release
An attempt to insert a back door into the kernel fails when the
attack is detected.
SCO hated Linux! The GNU Linux season!
Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the
It could be that their heads weren't screwed on quite
It could be, perhaps, that their shoes were too tight.
But I think that the most likely reason of all
May have been that their bank account was two sizes too
Grinch Who Stole Linux
Xandros Desktop 2.0 is released (press release).
SCO threatens to sue film studios which are using Linux.
SCO sends subpoenas to Linus Torvalds, Richard Stallman, and
The Desktop Linux Conference is held near Boston.
Trustix Secure Linux returns from the dead after the company is
bought by the Comodo Group (announcement).
Sun makes a deal in China which may result in up to 1 million
installed Linux desktops in one year.
#error "m68k doesn't do SMP yet"
--SCO's valuable IP
SCO threatens to sue a Linux end user within 90 days (transcript).
SCO claims that Novell's acquisition of SUSE violates a non-compete
agreement between SCO and Novell.
Red Hat reports a renewal rate of over 90% on its Enterprise Linux
The JBoss Group offers indemnification against patent and copyright
suits relating to its application server (press
MaxDB by MySQL is released; this is the old SAP database in new form
I've been trying to be an
absolute _bastard_ when it comes to patches.
--Linus Torvalds wants
The Open Source Development Labs states it will pay Linus Torvalds's
legal bills in the SCO case (press release).
The U.S. Congress passes the "CAN-SPAM Act," which has the potential
to legitimize many types of spam.
Several Debian servers are compromised by an unknown attacker. The
Debian Project's infrastructure goes off the net for a few weeks to clean
Our belief is that SCO has great opportunity in the future to let
Linux keep going, not to put it on its back but for us to get a
transaction fee every time it's sold. That's really our goal.
Darl McBride talks on "no free Linux" at CDXPO; 80 people show up.
Savannah.gnu.org is compromised by an unknown attacker.
Mitel ends development on its SME Server (formerly e-smith) and
turns it over to the community (announcement).
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