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ZFS creator leaves Oracle

http://blogs.sun.com

After 20 incredible years at Sun/Oracle, I have decided to try something new.

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LibreOffice: What's in it for the users?

http://geekybodhi.net

The announcement is more about the Document Foundation than the software. The foundation is a wake up call for Oracle, which continues to rub the community on the wrong side.

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LibreOffice - A fresh page for OpenOffice

http://www.h-online.com

LibreOffice will be uncompromisingly free software, and as one developer observes, "it is hard to think of anyone of any note in the community that isn't involved," including developers from Red Hat and Debian. The hope is that OpenOffice / Libreoffice "will go where people want it to go, because it hasn't been going where people want it to.

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Oracle's "new" kernel for RHEL clone: The real truth

http://www.networkworld.com

Oracle made a big noise in the Linux community yesterday by announcing its own spin on the Linux kernel on top if its so-called Unbreakable Linux. Oracle presented the announcement as offering a "modern" Linux kernel. Underneath the hype, what's Oracle really offering, and what does it mean for Linux?

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Oracle rips Red Hat and 'sort of' launches a new Linux

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Oracle made a weird announcement at its Oracle OpenWorld love-fest and trade-show. The company announced that it was releasing its own Linux: the Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux.

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FSF responds to Oracle v. Google and the threat of software patents

http://www.fsf.org

As you likely heard on any number of news sites, Oracle has filed suit against Google, claiming that Android infringes some of its Java-related copyrights and patents. Too little information is available about the copyright infringement claim to say much about it yet; we expect we'll learn more as the case proceeds.

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Microsoft is Said to Have Had an Anti-OpenOffice.org Seminar on Monday

http://techrights.org

The Microsoft camp is attacking Oracle's OpenOffice.org (OOOo) while pretending that Oracle is an "evil empire" (whereas Microsoft "loves" open source)

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Glibc finally free software

http://www.h-online.com

Code from 1985 under an old Sun licence and included in glibc has been re-licensed by Oracle America under a BSD licence

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MeeGo at the crossroads

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Oracle suing Google over Java could be a good thing for MeeGo. If any good is to come out of Oracle suing Google over Android, the one to benefit could be MeeGo, the Intel-Nokia joint-venture mobile operating system.

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Oracle's anti-OSS stance

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Is Oracle starting to show its true feelings for open source software? It's taken a few months but the effects of Oracle buying Sun Microsystems are starting to become obvious. And among them are a series of blows for open source software.

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Larry Ellison: “We Have to Exploit Open Source.”

http://techrights.org

Good new find from SJVN and further explanation about comedy regarding software patents at Sun Microsystems

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Oracle vs Google: Triple Damage

http://osswatch.jiscinvolve.org

Oracle – the gigantic database corporation that up swallowed Sun Microsystems – has made a wide-ranging patent and copyright infringement complaint (pdf) against the mighty Google Inc. that may or may not indicate that the world will soon end.

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How Oracle sees open source may not be how you see open source

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Many open-source developers and business people are upset that Oracle is suing Google over Java patents in Android. These people have reason to worry. This case could change not just how they use Java but how open-source development is done at all. So why would Oracle, a Linux-supporter in its own right, introduce the evil of software patents into open-source programming?

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Oracle Action Could Cause Migration to GNU/Linux (at Expense of Solaris)

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By spilling coffee Oracle scares Solaris users, upsets the GNU/Linux community, and helps show what a joke (literally) software patents are

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Google vows to fight Oracle lawsuit as Java creator speaks out

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Google has vowed to fight Oracle's patent lawsuit over use of Java patents in Android, claiming that Android's Dalvik implementation is not covered. Meanwhile, Java creator James Gosling blogs that neither side in the lawsuit is without blame, but calls the suit a victory for "ego, money and power" at the expense of open software development.

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