Archive for October, 2009

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Links 10/31/2009

October 31, 2009
  • If Oracle screws up MySQL, the community will fork and the database will live on under another name – leaving Oracle high and dry.

    At least that’s the open-source theory. And it’s a theory Sun Microsystems’ executives past and present have recited to placate those concerned by the prospect Oracle, the number-one database vendor, could end up owning the industry’s leading open-source database.

    tags: standards, open, source

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Links 10/16/2009

October 16, 2009
  • EUROPA – Summaries of EU legislation – To help companies determine on a case-by-case basis whether their cooperation agreements are compatible with the competition rules by providing an analytical framework for the most common types of horizontal cooperation.

    tags: standards

  • Going Wi-Fi is about to get a lot easier. For many consumers, setting up an in-home Wi-Fi connection point is something of a hassle. Before you can enjoy the convenience of logging onto the Web without cables and wires, you need to hook up some gear and create your own “hotspot.”

    tags: standards

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Links 10/13/2009

October 13, 2009
  • The CTOs of some of the word’s leading IT&T vendors – including Cisco and Microsoft – and some of the largest telcos – including BT, NTT and Telstra – have joined forces in a bid to rationalise what they see as an excess of different, and sometimes competing, organisations developing IT&T standards.

    tags: standards

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Links 10/11/2009

October 11, 2009

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Links 10/10/2009

October 10, 2009

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Links 10/01/2009

October 1, 2009

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