On Sat, 12 Apr 2008 16:37:24 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:


>| IBM sponsored the event, and they are the biggest supporter of Linux in the
>| corporate world.


You mean this IBM?
Nahh...
Couldn't be.
Linux wouldn't associate with a company like THIS IBM now would it?

Of course it would.

South Korean Officials Indicted On Corruption Charges Linked To IBM
Affiliate

"Prosecutors indicted 48 government and IBM (NYSE:IBM) company officials
Sunday on corruption charges linked to a South Korean affiliate of U.S.
computer giant, a media report said Sunday.

Yonhap news agency said prosecutors alleged that IBM's South Korean branch,
IBM Korea, and its local affiliates used bribes to win some 66 billion won
($55 million) worth of procurement contracts from government agencies.
http://www.crn.com/it-channel/18826123"









> http://www.linux.com/feature/132203
>
> "If the operating system is in fact a natural monopoly, then what could be
> better than having an operating system that nobody owns?"
>
> --James Love
>
>
> Related:
>
> Linux partisans gather at Foundation annual meeting
>
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| ...the LF brings together the top cats from both the
>| corporate world and the open-source community. At this week's meeting,
>| engineers and developers, and CEOs and CIOs will join together to talk about
>| Linux's recent path and its future for the coming year and beyond.
> `----
>
> http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS9306666037.html
>
>
> Linux kernel developers have tripled in number
>
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| The Linux Foundation (LF) has published a study on Linux mainline kernel
>| development. According to LF, the number of Linux kernel developers has
>| tripled since 2005, with many more companies contributing to the process
>| (including, potentially, the latest new LF member, Adobe). *
> `----
>
> http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS6925891609.html



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