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Open source event targets developers

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| The organizers of an event billed as Southeast Asia's largest open source
| conference, are counting on developer interest to fill the seats at the event
| in February next year.
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| Oracle is running a showcase of its Oracle Enterprise Linux OS and
| virtualization product, Oracle VM, at a session it calls InstallFest,
| targeted at developers.
| Shane Owenby, senior director, Linux and open source, Oracle Asia-Pacific,
| told ZDNet Asia he expects a good turnout at the session. "Both products are
| receiving significant interest from developer communities [and] are also
| freely distributed by Oracle which also makes them attractive to developers,"
| he said.


OGC Announces Participation in FOSS4G Conference

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| The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) will participate in the 2008 Free
| and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference...



Mozilla Seeks Growth, Tie-ups in China

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| Mozilla, which develops open source Web browser Firefox, the biggest
| alternative to Microsoft's Internet Explorer, aims to at least double its
| share this year in China, which is set to become the world's largest Web
| market. *
| California-based Mozilla expects the going to be tough in a country where
| consumers are largely unaware of open source and businesses typically base
| their services on Explorer, Gong Li, CEO of Mozilla Online, said on Monday. *


Ahmedabad to host open source meet

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| In what is a pioneering step towards initiating greater use of open
| source software (OSS) in the country in the place of proprietary
| software, top OSS players like IBM, AMD, Red Hat India and Deeproot
| Linux have decided to join hands in hosting a national conference on
| OSS in Ahmedabad for the first time in India.


Apache, Eclipse plan Asia conference

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| The Apache Software Foundation and the Eclipse Foundation will present
| the inaugural OS Summit Asia in Hong Kong's Cyberport IT development
| zone November 26-30.


LinuxAsia 2007 Kicks Off

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| The theme for this year's event is innovations in the field of open
| source to help develop pro-poor technologies and thus bridge the
| digital divide.

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