Tonight Live: On The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, December 9th, 2003 from Chicago IL the Home of Lemon Heads
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com.
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Arne Flones, Doc
Searls, Russ Pavlicek AND Jeff Gerhardt are all back live tonight. We have
launched a new thread and will contiune that for tonights show.
Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the
week including: Linus delves into US Copyright Law, A Novell officer speaks on move to
Linux, Microsoft Hot Air, a clueless pundit or two........ and way more.
- The News This Weeks
- Linus weighs in: GPL no hippie dream-by Linus Torvalds - ComputerWorld
- In Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters-Linux Journal
- Microsoft aiming IBM-scale patent program at Linux?-The Gardian
- The GPL And Binary Modules-KernelTrap
- Linux Journal also has its own MeetUp now-By
- Britain's NHS may ditch Microsoft on costs-By Faisal Islam, economics correspondent - The Observer
- Java Goes to Wal-Mart-By Peter Galli - eWeek
- A Baker's Dozen from Novell's Chris Stone: Interview with the Vice Chairman-by Sam Hiser- Consulting Times
- Open source's local heroes-Linux Weekly News
- The Dean Connection-By
The Weekly SCO
- Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die, SCO?-By Staff- Groklaw
- The Grinch Who Stole Linux-By Scott Lazar of Groklaw
- Novell deal good for Linux, bad for SCO-By Peter Williams - vnunet.com
- SGI: Letter to the Linux Community- Get bit SCO
- Halloween IX: It Ain't Necessarily SCO-
- An Open Letter to Darl-Newsforge good thoughts by ESR
- 'SCO' code could be written out of Linux-
- Red Hat Files Complaint Over SCO's Linux Claims -
- CALDERA Employees work on Kernel- Jeff:I told you so
- Torvalds Speaks Out on SCO, Linux- from e-week
- SCO Owns Your Computer- Byte (how appropriate)
- OSI Position Paper
on the SCO-vs.-IBM Complaint-
- Eric Raymond's attempt
to find holes in SCO's claim-
SCO's CEO says buyout could end Linux fight- by TODD R. WEISS of
This may be the defining story of the entire SCO situation
The SCO/Microsoft Connection
Linux and Main Summary- has to be good, quoted jeff.....
& Main editorial citing Microsoft- By Dennis Powell
- "SCO ANNOUNCES
UNIX LICENSING DEAL WITH MICROSOFT" - the official press release
- If it Look like a
duck, smells like a duck, walks like a duck? Its a duck HEY DOJ
- OK, So
Why Did Microsoft Buy That SCO License?- by Maureen O'Gara of
Segment Two- A Look at KDE from the top- What is Bruce up to this time???
Tonight we are going to joined by George Staikos and Aaron J. Seigo, two of the
most currently active participants in the KDE project.
KDE is a network transparent
contemporary desktop environment for UNIX/Linux workstations. The KDE project is
a large open group of developers consisting of several hundred software engineers
from all over the world committed to free software development. The KDE project is
a free software project. Each and every line of KDE code is made available under the
LGPL/GPL licenses. This means that everyone is free to modify and distribute KDE
source code. This implies in particular that KDE is available free of charge to
anyone and will always be free of charge to anyone.
Aaron has been a UNIX developer since the early 1990s and Linux user since 1994.
Today Aaron works almost exclusively with Free Software. After the release of KDE2, Aaron
began contributing to the KDE project via the weekly Kernel Cousin KDE (now
KDE Traffic) and source code patches. Today he maintains several applications
and classes in KDE, is active in the KDE usability project and helps out with
project PR from his home in Calgary, Alberta.
George Staikos is a professional software developer and Linux hobbyist from Toronto,
Canada. (Two Canadians in one show, WOW!) He has been using and developing for Linux
since 1993, and has been a KDE developer since 1999. He is presently a member of
the core KDE development team and the North American press contact for KDE. George is
self employed, developing Linux, KDE, and generally portable GUI and web
KOffice is a free, integrated office suite for the KDE desktop. The application suite
consists of a word-processor, spread-sheet, presentation application, organizer and
more. For more information about KOffice visit http://www.koffice.org.
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