Archive for November, 2006

The silence is deafening.

There have been many comments in the open source community regarding the M$/Novell deal. However Nat Friedman and Miguel de Icaza have been strangely silent.
Nat’s blog: http://nat.org
Miguels blog: http://tirania.org/blog
See for yourself.
Miguel only comments about the official Novell PR story, there is almost no insight. Nat is silent. These two guys built Ximian, which became [...]

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

Microsoft and all things weird !?

Just heard that M$ and Novell have a deal going on. Not sure what this means for Open source in general, but it cannot be good considering M$’s track record.
http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS9843352777.html
http://technocrat.net/d/2006/11/2/9945

http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/microsoft/archives/108489.asp
I have been tracking Novell for a while. Never did trust them wholly. Check out:
http://staff.ee.sun.ac.za/hgibson/docs/mvl/novell
Another weird M$ happening…. Our varsity is going to honour Bill Gates [...]

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006