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11.17.08

Links 17/11/2008: Many Distribution Releases, SourceForge Sued

Posted in News Roundup at 6:35 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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5 Comments

  1. Linux said,

    November 17, 2008 at 10:45 am

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    BAD PR for Novell !! This is a PR disaster.

    http://nfm2008.atps.in/

    The event organizers have removed the Novell from list of Sponsors overnight !!

    Go Go boycottnovell.com

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    November 17, 2008 at 10:50 am

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    Can you confirm this?

    I look at the cached homepage from “15 Nov 2008 11:07:16 GMT” and I cannot find Novell there, either.

  3. Roy Schestowitz said,

    November 17, 2008 at 10:52 am

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    Actually, there is not a single occurrence of the word “Novell” in this site, according to Google.

  4. pR@tz said,

    November 18, 2008 at 11:43 am

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    Novell was never there in that page (either the tactics of the organizers to prevent the free software activists from protesting or they had forgotten). I am pretty much sure about this, that Novell wasn’t listed in the sponsors site, if it were, then we (or they), (Anivar, Hiran, Syam, V K Adarsh and other free software activists) would have protested even before the conference.

  5. Linux said,

    November 19, 2008 at 3:49 am

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    There is no way to confirm that they were listed. Most probably they were not.

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