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How many billions is open-source software worth?

Computerworld asks how much open source software as a whole is worth: "Open-source software is big business. For example, most of what Oracle is getting for it $7.4-billion purchase of Sun is open-...
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Microsoft's TomTom patents posted for patent review

Open Invention Network (OIN) announced that three of the eight patents cited in Microsoft's lawsuit against TomTom have been posted for prior art review by the Linux community. The evidence is being compiled to convince the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that the patents are invalid.
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Linux Don't Need No Stinkin' ZFS: BTRFS Intro & Benchmarks

Article Source FOSSBazaar
April 26, 2009, 12:45 am

Linux Magazine looks at the btrfs filesystem: "Btrfs holds the promise of giving Linux many enterprise class file system features similar to ZFS but with even more features and better performance. In fact, many Linux experts think that btrfs i...

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Aaron Seigo Talks About KDE's Past and Future

Article Source FOSSBazaar
April 25, 2009, 12:07 am

Datamation has published an interview with KDE's Aaron Seigo: "Aaron Seigo is one of the most public faces of the KDE desktop. Not only is he a long-time develope...

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From Policy to Process: Best Practices for Creating an Open Source Governance Process

These days, practically every company out there is involved with free and open source software (FOSS) in one way or another, but don’t be fooled by the use of the words “free” and “open”: FOSS still needs to be managed just like any other third-party software.

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