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451 CAOS Links 2009.08.07Matthew Aslett, August 7, 2009 @ 6:47 am ET
Monty Widenius dissects MySQL’s dual license. Intuit moves to the EPL. And more.
# Monty Widenius blogged about the apparent changes to the dual licensing of MySQL.
# Intuit announced that its code.intuit.com will be moving from CPL to EPL.
# Matt Asay asked whether Google’s open source advocacy might be a scheme to lower the value of patents.
# Vision Mobile’s Andreas Constantinou explained the differences between open source licenses and governance models.
# The VAR Guy reported that HP has provided the Open Source Channel Alliance with appliances to demonstrate OSS to potential customers.
# UKGovOSS launched to share information and ideas on using open source software and open standards in government and published a report looking at the state of open source software activity in local government.
# MIPS Technologies is making the source code of its port of Android to the MIPS architecture publicly available.
# A presentation by Amr Awadallah from Cloudera on how Hadoop revolutionized data warehousing at Yahoo and Facebook.
# Openbravo released Openbravo ERP 2.50 Professional Subscription for Ubuntu.
# Bandwidth.com announced Developer Sandbox Program based on FreePBX.
# Sony Pictures Imageworks selected rBuilder and the rPath Lifecycle Management Platform.
# V3 published a Q&A with Ingres chief executive Roger Burkhardt.
# ComputerWorld reported that Microsoft has acknowledged Linux threat to Windows client.
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