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OSI's Open Flap

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The goals of the OSI's license proliferation committee were thrown into question when the creator of the organization's manifesto was recently denied entrance.

Open Source: It's Still All about Control

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What do Microsoft's offer to do a joint, independent research project to analyze the benefits of Linux versus Windows, Miro fighting with Mambo's developers over Mambo management and Sun's Common Development and Distribution License all have in common? They're all about control.

Open source will see widespread adoption over the next five years

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60% of companies surveyed believe open source will either increase its presence in some business areas, or will be a fundamental component in their core IT systems in the next five years.

OSS and Linux in the Real World

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The Linux operating system, when combined with available personal productivity software, packaged application software, and development tools, has reached a level of capability that arguably positions it to be an acceptable alternative client operating environment solution for many users of personal computers.

Day for software freedom

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Linux Australia will organise the country's first Software Freedom Day on September 10, the organisation's president, Jonathan Oxer, said today.

Interview with Bruce Perens

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Nathaniel Brown, an Open Source evangelist in Canada, caught up with Perens and asked him about how Open Source can improve security, as well as other areas to keep enterprise managers interested in the Open Source option.

Unlocking the enterprise for open source

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Bob Gatewood needed more control. The chief technology officer at Athena Healthcare was sick of multiple databases that contained the same customer record. He wanted to tightly integrate the company's customer data into its Web portal, its financial accounting system and its call center software.

Geeks to hold open-source campout

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Those not invited to the exclusive geekfest Foo Camp set for this weekend may attend Bar Camp, a techie alternative campout.

Should Chinese developers take global open-source role?

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Chinese developers of open-source software should play a more prominent role in the development of Linux and other open-source software, senior industry executives said at a conference in Beijing on Wednesday.

Options for Linux growth exist beyond the desktop

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There was some discussion at the LinuxWorld Conference & Exposition about how Linux and open source are already in the enterprise, and that new growth opportunities need to be identified now that the foothold is becoming a base of operations.

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