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SCO: We own all your code
Posted by: ironfist on Wednesday, December 01, 2004 - 13:55
Submitted by Trizt
SCO's web site now proudly proclaims "We own all your code" and "pay us all your money".

Read more about this hacked site.

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MySQL Development Team supports Pegasos Server
Posted by: gunne on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 - 16:17
Submitted by gunne
Uppsala, Sweden -- With the support of the Genesi/Freescale PegasosPPC Pilot Project, the MySQL core development team has received a full complement of PowerPC-enabled Open Desktop Workstations. "We are excited about this new alternative platform. Sony Europe's success with MySQL on Pegasos has opened our eyes to its potential. We are pleased to be able to offer our internal resources support for this platform," said Mika Asikainen, MySQL's Partner Manager.

There where also a seminar and introduction made at the Uppsala office - when delivering of the machines. The introduction was held by Gunne Steen and David Holm.

Link to Genesi press release

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More pictures in the gallery
Posted by: gunne on Monday, November 29, 2004 - 13:13
Submitted by gunne
Got some more pictures from the conference in Bialystok, where the Pegasos also was present. This last addition shows some more nice MorphOS screenshots as well.

Direct link to the gallery

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Pictures from Conference in Byalystok
Posted by: gunne on Friday, November 26, 2004 - 13:23
Submitted by gunne
Got some pictures from Pawel Stefanski from a Conference in Byalystok, Poland.

Pawel did show and demonstrated the Pegasos computer running both Linux and MorphOS at the conference.

Pictures is to find in the Gallery, link in the left column.

Note, not so many pictures showing especially the Pegasos, but some of them.

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New redesigned homepage for YAM and forum etc...
Posted by: gunne on Thursday, November 25, 2004 - 16:14
Submitted by gunne
The YAM development team released the new official YAM Newsletter #15.

Every user is asked to contribute to this new webpage as it is based on a wiki engine to which every user has access to. Together with this two new services, the YAM team announces that the automatic nightly builds are now available under the new address They also mention a new logo contest that is currently running due to the fact that they are searching for graphic artists designing a complete new logo for their project.

"Read the newsletter here"

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Mozilla's browsers global usage share is 7.35 percent
Posted by: on Monday, November 22, 2004 - 10:45
Submitted by kozz
Mozilla's browsers global usage share is 7.35 percent according to The new Mozilla's Firefox has a total usage share of 4.58. The total usage share of Mozilla was 2.1 percent at the end of May.

Read more at OneStat

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IBM Releases Object Rexx as Open Source
Posted by: on Saturday, November 20, 2004 - 11:09
Submitted by gunne
A few weeks ago, IBM quietly released Object Rexx to the open source community. RexxLA - the REXX Language Association - targeting the first release of Open Object REXX for early 2005.

IBM's programming and scripting language, REXX, may have achieved a unique range of supported platforms, with success on everything from the Commodore Amiga to OS/2 to IBM mainframes. Over the years, REXX gained object-oriented features, and turned into Object Rexx, with programming interfaces to DB2, C, and C++ applications.

Read further info on DevSource

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Genesi in Debian Partner program
Posted by: on Saturday, November 20, 2004 - 10:06
Submitted by gunne
The company Genesi is now listed and included in the Debian partner program as a development partner.

From Debian webpage;

"The Partners Program was created to recognize companies and organizations that provide ongoing assistance to Debian. Because of the substantial support provided by these partners, we have been able to expand and improve Debian. We would like to officially recognize their efforts, and continue to maintain a good working relationship."

Link to Debian webpage

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No Softwarepatent within EU
Posted by: on Friday, November 19, 2004 - 00:26
Submitted by gunne
The polish government will not stand behind the current proposal for EU Software Patent Directive. Which means there will be no majority to formally adopt that legislative proposal as its common position.

From the text;

"Poland cannot support the text that was agreed upon by the EU Council on May 18th, 2004" as a proposal for a "directive on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions"

Read the full article on

The webpage for promoting of softwarepatent (Patents4innovation)

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PUGS/ MorphOS Statement
Posted by: on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 - 19:11
Submitted by ironfist
PUGS and is making this official statement regarding the possibly unpaid MorphOS developers listed at and discussed in many threads on, MorphZone and OSNews.

PUGS and will stay neutral in this issue since noone except the persons directly involved know all the facts.

Everyone has the right to feel and express whatever they like and we will not forbid any related threads in our forum. Be advised that all posts are based on that individual's beliefs and not necessarily PUGS and

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