12.07.07

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Novell Bashing in Today’s Register Podcast

Posted in Audio/Video, GNU/Linux, Novell, Red Hat at 11:58 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Movell and Nicrosoft

The Open Season show is proof of the fact that we’re not alone when it comes to criticising Novell.

The usual crew – me, Matt Asay and Dave Rosenberg – went after Novell in Episode 7. Then we went after Novell some more. And finished off the Novell bashing with some Novell bashing.

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Show Notes – Novell wounded

  • Page One PR takes the show down a notch
  • Novell with layoffs
  • Novell charged by Red Hat with releasing buggy code
  • All agree – Novell is frustrating to watch
  • Lonn has a secret Linux kernel contribution survey coming – Red Hat and Novell are neck-and-neck at about 10 per cent
  • Last but not least, Novell delays SEC filings

The podcast is MP3-formatted.

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3 Comments

  1. John Drinkwater said,

    December 8, 2007 at 5:39 am

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    It’s also in shiny ogg, http://go.theregister.com/podcast/2007/12/07/open_season_seven_vorbed.ogg

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    December 8, 2007 at 7:13 am

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    Have you seen this new article yet?

    Mozilla, Opera look to make video on the Web easier

    Firefox and Opera will support a new HTML tag specifically for embedding video in Web pages. As long as the browsers support a video’s specific codec, or encoding method, the browsers will then be able to play the video without launching third-party enabling software, said Chris Double, a Mozilla engineer. Mozilla and Opera are also working to support the royalty-free video codec Ogg Theora.

    Not exactly news, but they make it more official. Let’s wait and see if Google|Tube (and others) will take advantage.

    The last bit of the podcast is very interesting and I have many related references, so I’ll probably post about it tomorrow. Have you by any chance managed to extract all the text from Effective Evangelism and put it on Google Apps/Docs? I would love to use that as an alternative reference that is not PDF-formatted.

  3. eet said,

    December 8, 2007 at 7:29 am

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    You people are sick. Get professional help. You are certainly suffering from severe personality disorder. Evading to work on your Ph.D., evading to prepare for a decisive podcast interview, evading to do research for your blog, insulting people more talented and successful than you, thinking the world is one, big conspiracy…

    Man, you are SICK! :D

    Note: comment has been flagged for arriving from an incarnation of a known (eet), pseudonymous, forever-nymshifting, abusive Internet troll that posts from open proxies and relays around the world.

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