Open Source / GPL
Mitchell Baker, speaking at CeBIT Australia 2007 in Sydney earlier this week, destroyed the perception that open-source vendors were just ad hoc organisations. Baker claimed Mozilla was not "Frankenstein", dispelling notions that code is haphazardly thrown together in open-source development.
Think Tank 2007 publishes 14-page Executive Summary Report with highlights of latest trends in commercial open source from more than 35 CEOs, 16 CIOs/CTOs of Global 2000 organizations, and leading attorneys and venture capitalists.
The federal government's survey on the perception and use of open source software throughout agencies is still being finalized, but representatives from the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) are already talking up the results.
With the release of ADempiere MayDay (ADempiere 3.2) today, ADempiere is now the first true open source ERP with production grade quality.
"It's early morning and I'm down at the ABC studios in Sydney right now getting ready to be interviewed for a business news programme broadcast across Asia (they say there is an audience of 40 million - gulp), and I have an interview with Sky News later. So I asked the excellent Patrick Finch if he had some up-to-date statistics on open source in Asia and he turned up some fascinating and downright scary facts, which prompted a reflection on Asia and Open Source."
The Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics of New Zealand (ITPNZ) is embarking on a project to develop an open source gateway to Ministry of Education’s e-learning resources.
Coverity, Inc., makers of the world’s most advanced source code analysis solution, today announced a major infrastructure upgrade to scan.coverity.com, an open source software quality and security analysis site. The upgrade will enable the rapid expansion of the site, including regular additions of hundreds of new open source software projects.
OpenLogic Discovery helps enterprises gain visibility into installed open source software across multiple platforms.