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IBM and OpenOffice.org: An Interview with IBM's Doug Heintzman

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

Yesterday, OpenOffice.org announced that IBM would become a formal – and substantial - contributor to that organization. IBM's contributions will include 35 dedicated programmers as well as editing, accessibility, and other code that it has developed for its ODF compliant products.

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IBM beats Microsoft over the head with its own code

http://www.linuxworld.com

Accessibility technology now headed for open-source applications was derived from work done by Microsoft.

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IBM dives into OpenOffice.org development

http://www.linux.com

IBM joins forces with OpenOffice.org to contribute code and resources starting with the iAccessible2 accessibility tool. Once it's assimilated into OpenOffice.org, it'll make ODF more attractive to governments, which often require that the technology they purchase be accessible to all of their users, including the disabled.

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IBM and Novell push out new SLED

http://www.channelregister.co.uk

IBM and Novell have announced an integrated open collaboration client for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop that includes IBM Lotus Notes, IBM Lotus Sametime and IBM productivity tools to deliver advanced email and calendar capabilities, unified communication & collaboration and lightweight yet powerful word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation capabilities with OpenDocument Format support.

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Open Source: Changing Models, Changing Mindsets, Part 1

http://www.linuxinsider.com

IBM reached an open source milestone recently when it recognized the one-millionth download of its WebSphere Application Server Community Edition. Free to download and use, WAS CE provides a flexible foundation for developing Java applications. Technical support is offered through annual subscriptions.

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Connecting Dots

http://walkingwithelephants.blogspot.com

Sometimes events transpire in the software industry that, when tied with other events, take on a much bigger meaning. Such is the case with three different announcements in the last ten days. The first two got a good bit of press; the last didn't. Let's see how they connect.

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The Future Of Linux Still Dark

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As The New York Times writes: "The ruling could remove the cloud over open-source software like Linux, an operating system loosely modeled on the proprietary Unix."

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Are Linus Torvalds, IBM, AMD, others at odds over pushing hardware drivers out of Linux?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

I can’t possibly profess to know what the pros and cons are of pushing hardware device drivers into the hypervisors that support virtualization technologies like those from XEN and VMware.

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IBM to save energy and $250M using Linux

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IBM is embarking on a huge energy-conservation project to consolidate about 3,900 of its own servers reducing power use by about 80 percent and saving US$250 million on electricity, support and software over five years. Under the project, IBM will replace 3,900 smaller servers with 30 IBM System z9 mainframes running Linux and virtualization software.

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The last Linux adoption barrier is marketing

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

"There are many barriers for adoption to Linux... These barriers are perception as opposed to the fact in many instances but there is one area in which Linux lacks creativity, energy, and innovation. This area, if addressed at all, is done in pale imitation of others and poorly executed. That area? Marketing."

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An Overview: Where Things Stand in IBM, Novell, and Red Hat

http://www.groklaw.net

I thought it would be useful, judging from some recent confusion in the media, to highlight the latest goings on in all the ongoing cases in the SCO saga all on one page, so everyone can follow the bouncing ball. That will mean some slight repetition for some of us, but it also will make it easier for those who don't follow the SCO saga as intently as we do to grasp the current picture.

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InformationWeek Declares SCO v. IBM Over and IBM Won. Huh?

http://www.groklaw.net

Well, this got my attention. InformationWeek has just stated in a strange anti-GPL, anti-Linux, anti-Open Source article called "Open Source Is Dead, Long Live Open Patents?" (he imagines the IBM patent move this week was to replace the GPL, if I've followed his train of thought) that IBM owns Unix

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Open Source Is Dead, Long Live Open Patents?

http://www.informationweek.com

I've been trying to make sense out of the new Version 3 of the General Public License and I've got to tell you, I can't yet.

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IBM promises standards-based patent protection for all

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"I’ve just taken a first look at IBM’s promise not to assert its patents involved in implementing 150 software standards and it appears to be a work of art in its simplicity."

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IBM Pledges Free Access to Patents Involved in Implementing 150+ Software Standards

http://www-03.ibm.com

IBM today announced that it is granting universal and perpetual access to certain intellectual property that might be necessary to implement more than 150 standards designed to make software interoperable.

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