"Project Harmony is like Creative Commons for contributor agreements. We've set out to capture the best practices of free and open source software contributions, across a diverse array of project cultures, communities, and values." said Allison Randal, a community participant in Project Harmony. "The public review process for the Alpha versions of the documents launches today, and runs through May 6th. After a year of hard work by the original ~100 drafting volunteers, we're really looking forward to broader participation in this public review."more »
"In the face of constant change, both in software technology itself and in people's attitudes toward it, long-term software projects need to reinvent themselves in order to stay relevant. I'm encouraged to see the GNOME community taking up this challenge, responding to the evolving needs of users and questioning the status quo," says Matt Zimmerman, Canonical CTO.more »
The Institute for Information Industry (III) Taiwan and Ulteo announces a joint agreement to develop Cloud Appliance solutions for the Enterprises (CAFÉ).more »
Today Google announced plans to bring its ultra high-speed fiber network to Kansas City, Kansas.more »
The organizers of LinuxFest Northwest 2011 (LFNW) are busy making arrangements for attendees to experience outstanding open source presentations, exhibits, and fun with something for everyone on April 30 and May 1 at the Bellingham (WA) Technical College.more »
Red Hat today announced Sohaib Abbasi, chairman and SEO of Informatica Corporation will join its Board of Directors and Dr. Steve Albrecht, Professor of Accounting at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, will rejoin the Red Hat Board.more »
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
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Open source in the news, at events around the globe, and now delivered in convenient flyer form.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.