The Linux Show


Author: JT Smith

“Tonight Live: the future of OSDN/Linux.Com PLUS history in the making “of
Pigeons & Penguins” RFC 1149 gets implemented on The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, May 1st, 2001
Tonight LIVE on
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et…. Kevin Hill, Jeff Gerhardt, PJ
Hyett, Doc Searls(Linux Journal), and Arne Flones have a downright strange
lined up tonight on The Linux Show!!

In Segment One – Hot News: We will be covering the hot Linux news of the
week. In particular we will talk about the continuing controversy of
reporters “making news.” This week the controversy takes the form of Ronny
Ko at 32bits and his story Linux: A Story Of Hype.

In Segment Two- What is up with Linux.Com and OSDN

We will be joined by Dean Henrichsmeyer , Site Director of and by
Chris DiBona Marketing Manager of OSDN Events. Dean has been an active Linux
advocate for six years now, and has been helping out in various open source
projects such as Dean recently took the helm of the
portal. Chris is VERY well know throughout the Linux community as “Grant
Chairman” of Linux International and the Co-editor of Open Sources magazine.
Over the last three years, this is the fifth appearance on TLS by Chris

The focus of the conversation is to discuss the changes in portal economics
over the last 12-18 months and what is in the future for both OSDN and We will discuss the roles OSDN and Linux.Com hope to fill as the
future moves forward, and identify the trends in financial models of the
over saturated portal space. In particular we will focus on those tools and
assets VA continues to focus back to the community.

In Segment Three- Of Penguins and Pigeons: The Triumph of the RFC 1149

This past week history was made in both the development of the linux
community and the larger Internet community with the long awaited
implementation of RFC 1149, and the creation of the avian based Ultimate
Wireless Network. We will be joined tonight by the original writer of the
RFC David Waitzman of BBN Systems and Technologies Corporation. For details
on the original RFC, check out the web site for the BLUG a Linux user group.

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show, check our IRC Chat ( #linuxshow).
Remember tune in at 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.
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