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Chris DiBona

Chris DiBona is the cofounder of both Konstrux Technologies, which implements gforge for companies, and its sister company, Damage Studios. He also co-edited the O'Reilly book Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Software Revolution and was an editor at Slashdot.org for some time, where he also ran the polls and can be found on TechTV where he does Linux segments for The ScreenSavers.

 

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about distribution divergence and that spawned what I thought was a pretty terrific comment stream, so thanks. I wanted...

At JavaOne, Gosling, Brian Behlendorf and IBM's Rod Smith among others had a...

First, some housekeeping:

1000th Java.net project:

jBob pointed out that the 1000th java.net project was approved a few days ago. It is part of the linux.java.net project...

In a recent article, Sun President Jonathan Schwartz stated that he saw Red Hat as being a proprietary company, more so than Sun...

If the settlement had come
yesterday, would anyone have believed it? Sun and Microsoft settled their century
long trial with a somewhat...

While it is no shocker, Sun CEO Scott McNealy has made his decision very public, Java will not be open sourced. If you follow the link (above) you can see the report on his speech on Government...

Hi everyone, after some talking with my colleague Art, we would like to extend an invitation for papers and abstracts for articles for the site. We are particularly interested in articles about...

While I'm certainly not the first person to comment on it, one of the things that deflated my usual new-language euphoria was the vast collection of acronyms that Java brings with it. I'm not...

Last week, I spoke about the mission for linux.java.net as being bringing Java on Linux up to par with Java deployed and developed on Solaris, NT and others. The other mission, the yin to the...

Welcome to linux.java.net and ... what are we trying to accomplish here?

Welcome to linux.java.net! We're launching this site with a simple mission, to ensure that Linux becomes and remains...