☝ OSI Refers Novell Transaction To Competition Authorities

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) Board of Directors announced today that it has taken the unprecedented step of referring the proposed sale of Novell’s patents to the CPTN consortium (led by Microsoft and allegedly including EMC, Apple and Oracle – unlikely bedfellows) to the German competition authorities.

Continue reading over at ComputerWorldUK

☞ Worse Before It Gets Better

Also:

  • Cute Christmas story.
  • It seems James Burke’s “Connections” series is available on YouTube – this page has links to the whole series.
  • Just found the motherlode of UK Amazon MP3 free downloads – seems there are a large number of large sampler albums for “TuneCore” on there. Busy downloading them, there has to be something good in there somewhere 🙂
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