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WFTL Bytes! for Feb 11, 2009

This is WFTL Bytes!, your occasiodaily FOSS and Linux news show for Wednesday, February 11, 2009, with your host, Marcel Gagné. This is episode 50. On today's newscast . . . we with Linux Journal a musical happy birthday, look at open source financial myths, bundle Firefox with some bad ideas, examine Microsoft's open source software, and try to find that same Microsoft a spy.

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Links to stories in today's newscast

COSSFEST 2009

Scale 7x

Linux Journal turns the big 15-0

RedHat CEO kills open source financial myth

Firefox exec doesn't want to be bundled with Windows

Christian Einfeldt on Microsoft's job posting for director of open source stragegy

Inside Microsoft's Open Source repository

 

Linux Journal delivery

You didn't get your copy of Linux Journal yet? Mine came a few days ago. We're in the same general area, yours should arrive really soon.

Interesting factoid about LJ and Bob Young. Does Bob still run Lulu?

Why I can't download the video?

Marcel I Don't see any link to download the video :( I actually download all the videos and passed to my portable device to watch'em. Well I gonna watch anyway on my home. Keep doing the same great job.

re: Why I can't download the video

Hello darwinlinux7,

That's my mistake. I forgot to go back and add the download links. Thanks for keeping me on my toes and for watching.

-- Marcel

Marcel is mad

He is stark staring mad!

But keep the videos coming, I can't get any work done until I have listened to your latest crazy offering.

You are mad, but I am sure we'd get along famously if we met ;-)

Ampers from the UK.

re: Marcel is mad

Dear Ampers,

I might be stark raving mad here, but I'm guessing that was a compliment. Thanks for watching (which implies you might be stark raving mad [ insert appropriate smiley here ]).

-- Marcel

The big Five Oh

Salut le pépère!

Congrats on number fifty.

You still have the vibrancy you did in show #18 and still look younger than Maddog!!

re: The big Five Oh

Thanks for that, Papa Chango. I appreciate the warm congrats. I do want to point out, however, that I am much younger than Maddog! [ insert appropriate smiley here ]

-- Marcel