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451 CAOS Links 2009.09.25Matthew Aslett, September 25, 2009 @ 7:57 am ET
Red Hat revenue climbs again. The GPL is enforceable in France. And more.
# The Paris Court of Appeals found that the GPL is valid in and enforceable in France.
# Free Software Magazine asked: “Is free software major league or minor?” An interesting article on ethics and free software vs open source.
# Allied Security Trust CEO said Microsoft probably knew its “open source patents” would end up with the OIN.
# Brian Gentile said the open source movement is really nothing less than a renaissance.
# The Register reported that the UK government ignoring own rules on open source, although arguably the problem is not that the rules are not being followed but that the policy has no rules.
# Microsoft was unimpressed with Google’s Chrome Frame plug-in for IE.
# “Let’s keep the eye on the ball.” Carlo Piana warned about the EU and Microsoft.
# Accenture’s Tony Roby on the second wave in open source.
# ElementRiver launched Potomac, an open source framework for Flex developers.
# HP created CommunityLinux.org to support community Linux distrbutions on HP servers.
# Rivet Logic launched Crafter rivet – an open source Web content delivery framework.
# Coverity released its 2009 report on the integrity of open source software.
# Jahia in the Cloud is now available on Amazon EC2.
# Internetnews.com published: Why Linux succeeds while other open source projects fail.
# Mikel Maron provided details of open source social networking at the United Nations.
# Germany’s minister of the Interior said open source helps avoid lock-in and IT monopolies.
# Air traffic control radar display published as open source on OSOR Forge.
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