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March 8, 2012  6:06 PM

Microsoft contributes Mayhem interconnectivity system to open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
interconnectivity, Microsoft, Open source, Windows

Microsoft Research has this week donated its Mayhem simple scripting system for non-programmers to The Outercurve Foundation -- a non-profit group focused on software IP management and project development governance. Outercurve champions collaborative software development inside open source...

December 19, 2011  9:26 AM

Windows 8 app store to allow open source apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, apps, Microsoft, Open source, Windows, Windows 8

In what has been variously described as the result of a "loophole", Microsoft appears to be opening up a channel for open source applications to appear on the Windows 8 app...


September 23, 2011  2:03 PM

The Windows 8 Linux lock out conundrum

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Red Hat, Security, Windows

Discussion has been rife this week after Red Hat's Matthew Garrett made his venturesome comments over Windows 8 and its possible move to lock out support for dual boot installations of Linux on PCs.

Garrett's comments were made in light of the Windows 8 super-engineered booting...


July 18, 2011  1:02 PM

The open source “shallow fork” approach to pre-deployment

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Open source, shallow-fork, Windows

The not-for-profit Outercurve Foundation's systems infrastructure and integration gallery has launched a new developer competition. The open source group's work with "CoApp" is focused on this community driven "package management system" for open...


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