SYS-CON Radio interviews Dr. Reza Rooholamini, Director of Operating Systems
and Clustering of Dell about Dell's overall Linux and enterprise strategies,
live at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2003 in San Francisco.
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SYS-CON Radio Interviews Wim Coekaerts, Principal, Linux Kernel Group for
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Recently I had the opportunity to talk with the authors of Version Control
with Subversion. In this interview, they discuss what Subversion is,
migrating to Subversion, and, of course, music.
What is Subversion?
Subversion is an open source version control system. It was designed to be a
compelling replacement for CVS - preserving the basic workflow and user
experience of that system, but providing significant improvements over CVS's
model (and its implementation).
Who hosts it and what license is it distributed under? Is the license OSI
Subversion is hosted by CollabNe... (more)
I'm writing from a pod of Compaq computers on the show floor all running Red
Hat. The pod is sponsored by HP and provides everyone with net access.
I can't tell you how exciting this show has been. I haven't been to a show in
a long time that's had this kind of buzz.
We've had some interesting announcements from Red Hat this week -- they
announced here at the show a "Open Source Now Fund." The purpose of the fund
is to, in their words, "cover legal expenses associated with infringement
claims brought against companies developing software under the GPL license
and non-pro... (more)
Sometimes it's the things you don't plan that seem to have the most impact.
Today was one of those days. I'd been talking with Bruce Perens earlier in
the day after attending a talk he gave on a bunch of issues including
software patents and the dangers they pose to the Open Source community as
well as to individual open source developers. It was a fascinating talk that
covered a host of issues - including his take on the current SCO debacle.
(I've gotten his permission to reprint the talk in the next issue of
A bit later, I ran into Zak Welch. Zak is Chairm... (more)