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OOXML Documentation: ISO Concerned

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

The International Standards Organization (ISO) is up in arms over the fact that documentation for Microsoft's OOXML data format is now publicly available on the Internet. Meanwhile, ISO members are nervously watching IBM's behavior in the standardization process.

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IBM Ditches i and AIX in U.S. Open Systems for Linux

http://www.itjungle.com

There was a time when IBM took a lot of pride in supporting the IT needs of big sporting events like the Olympic Games and the U.S. Open, and it also used to try to showcase all of its key information systems as part of the overall solutions. IBM walked away from the Olympics IT sponsorship after the Barcelona games, but it still hosts the infrastructure for the U.S. Open tennis competition.

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IBM VP: Office OpenXML a dead end, Microsoft will back ODF

http://arstechnica.com

During the LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, I met with Bob Sutor, IBM's vice president of open source and standards. We discussed document standards and the implications of ISO's controversial decision to grant fast-track approval to Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) format.

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Turning our attention back to SCO v. IBM, a nugget about errno.h and the GPL

http://www.groklaw.net

Now that the Novell sideshow appears to be finished, subject to any appeals either side might bring (or even requests for reconsideration), I think it's time to turn our attention back to the main tent, and that would be SCO v. IBM, which will be ramping up in due time.

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A Little Linux and Unix Humor - Error Messages

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

A list I found on the net of some hilarious error messages. Possibly for the Linux and Unix enthusiast only ;)

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Open Source in the Share of Wallet Wars

http://www.riehle.org

On their blogs, Matt Asay and Savio Rodrigues are discussing whether IBM is using open source to diminish competitor margins. I think it is obvious that IBM does this, most notably with its Linux engagement, which is squarely directed against Microsoft (Windows). It is what I call a war over the share of customer’s wallet, and open source plays a major role. The graph below shows how it works.

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IBM may open source DB2

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

IBM is positive about the possibility of bringing out its DB2 database-management software under an open-source licence.

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IBM releases ODF-based Office killer

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

IBM has officially launched the commercial version of its Lotus Symphony suite of productivity applications, and looks set amount a challenge to Microsoft Office in its enterprise heartland.

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Microsoft’s Death Row of Standards and Why W3C Must Be Careful

http://boycottnovell.com

A presentation from an IBM employee in Europe has just been shared a little more publicly. It describes the serious problems ISO will be facing after the countless OOXML scandals that worked in Microsoft’s favour.

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Top 10 Linux Commercials [Videos]

http://www.prestigemarketinggroup.net

A collection including adverts from Red Hat, IBM, a Chinese ad that is apparently for Linux, a homemade advert that was possibly made with Blender.

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EU pumps €10m into open source privacy management

http://www.techworld.com

The European Union is contributing 10 million euro (around £8 million) in sponsorship to a project called PrimeLife, which aims to develop open source tools for personal privacy management and protection, and get the community at large to adopt them.

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Bob Sutor: IBM VP on Open Source and Open Standards (video)

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Bob Sutor discusses the effect of open source and open standards on innovation and markets. Specific topics include the effects of open source alternatives on software markets, open standards and interoperability, the new social aspect of software and the open source community.

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IBM responds to Microsoft: OOXML is "technically inferior"

http://arstechnica.com

An article published last week quotes Microsoft officials who claim that IBM is solely responsible for ISO's recent decision to deny OOXML fast-track approval. IBM hasn't taken the accusations lightly.
Bob Sutor, vice president of standards and open source for IBM, has told Ars Technica "If 'business as usual' means trying to foist a rushed, technically inferior and product-specific piece of work like OOXML on the IT industry, we're proud to stand with the tens of countries and thousands of individuals who are willing to fight against such bad behavior."

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Death of Ubuntu? IBM to Fully Support Ubuntu with Lotus

http://linuxfud.wordpress.com

IBM believes Linux is finally ready for the corporate desktop as it declares that it will provide full support for Ubuntu Linux with Lotus Notes 8.5 and Lotus Symphony using its Open Collaboration Client software. Some believe this could be the death of Ubuntu...

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IBM Turns To Linux In Desktop Campaign Against Microsoft

http://www.informationweek.com

The company plans to ship Ubuntu and Red Hat versions of its "Open Collaboration Client," a combination of Lotus Notes 8 and Symphony.

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