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eWeek: Rivals Skeptical of Microsoft`s Move to Greater `Openness`

Peter Galli reports on the open source world’s skepticism over Microsoft’s latest claims to openness.

BusinessWeek: Microsoft Pledges Fail to Move the EU

Aaron Ricadela covers Microsoft’s openness announcement made this morning and the EU’s reaction, including commentary by Jim.

CNET: Open-source fans mixed on Microsoft move

Stephen Shankland reports on Microsoft’s move towards openness, including comments by Jim.

Network World: Microsoft’s API release seen as olive branch to some, weapon to others

John Fontana reports on Microsoft’s statement this morning to open up its APIs and communications protocols and reach out to open source developers, including comments from Jim.

InternetNews: LSB 3.2 Brings Standardization Closer

Sean Michael Kerner reports on the release of LSB 3.2.

“The future of LSB is all about the continuing evolution of the libraries it includes as well as the tests that help to ensure compliance with the standard. McPherson noted that The Linux Foundation is making a multimillion dollar investment in tools and test cases with the Russian Academy of Sciences. ‘This will result in better quality up and down the Linux platform,’ McPherson said.”

InfoWorld: Yes, Sun should compete against Linux

Savio Rodrigues discusses Amanda’s posting on Sun and Linux.

IT Business Edge: LF Corrects Schwartz on ‘LAMP’ Interpretation

Lora Bentley covers Amanda’s response to Schwartz’s comments on LAMP.

“If you haven’t seen it yet, Linux Foundation’s marketing director, Amanda McPherson, took Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz to task over the weekend. First, she thinks the company’s strategy to target Web 2.0 developers is simply “too little, too late.” Second, she indicates that Schwartz is out of line to suggest that Sun isn’t bound by the “L” in LAMP and would, in fact, substitute Solaris for Linux in the stack.”

CNET: LF Rains on SCO Parade

Asay posts today about Jim Zemlin’s look behind the headlines to the real story behind SCO’s $100M.

TechWorld: Vista weakness could feed Linux growth

Matthew Broersma reports on the second half of the Torvalds podcast released by the LF recently.

Linux Journal: Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit - Austin, Texas - April 8th to 10th, 2008

Jon Hall reports on the LF’s Collaboration Summit to be held in Austin in April.

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