FSM Newsletter 13 August 2007

FSM Newsletter 13 August 2007


Tue, 2007-08-14 00:44 -- admin

Hello everybody, and welcome once again to the fortnightly newsletter of Free Software Magazine: keeping you well informed about the realm of free software... AND the top 10 FSDaily announcements for this week! Happy reading!

Top ten Free Software Daily stories this week

  1. Issue 19 of Free Software Magazine is out - read more...

  2. Shuttleworth: Microsoft Fracturing the Open-Source Community - read more...

  3. Merging "Open Source" and "Free Software" - read more...

  4. Free software among the biggest world brands - read more...

  5. History: Unix, GNU, Gnome - read more...

  6. Google Becomes OIN's First End User Licensee "To Help Linux Thrive" - read more...

  7. HP Offers Open-Source Code - read more...

  8. Deconstructing the Latest Netcraft Survey - read more...

  9. "Fake Steve Jobs" is Daniel Lyons, in case anyone wants to sue - read more...

  10. How to sneak Linux into your office - read more...

Thanks to C733tus, leo, can.axis, extra, and anna for these stories!

Latest content

Winning the OpenDocument vs. OpenXML war - by Tony Mobily read more...

Microsoft dreams - by Laurie Langham read more...

Weekly tip: Fail to prepare or prepare to fail- backing up your Master Boot Record (MBR) - by Gary Richmond read more...

One month on, GPLv3 adoption going very smoothly - by Ciaran O'Riordan read more...

Too Digg for their boots? - by Bridget Kulakauskas read more...

Latest book reviews released

**Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP: A developer's Guide to SEO by Jaimie Sirovich and Cristian Darie** reviewed by Alan Berg read more...

Poll Results—The FSF has (among other things) designed the GPLv3 to prevent tivoization. What do you think about this?

An overwhelming 71% of you voted for "The FSF did the right thing in using the GPL to prevent tivoization"... we have a winner! The next most popular option was "I don't know" with 13%, followed by "The FSF did the wrong thing in using the GPL to prevent tivoization" with 9%. 6% of you didn't have an opinion, and 1% voted other. Read more here.

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