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[vox] ACM "Queue" magazine on Open Source
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[vox] ACM "Queue" magazine on Open Source



Lee Welter pointed out that a recent (May 2004) issue of ACM's "Queue"
magazine was focused on Open Source ("Open Source Grows Up"):

  http://acmqueue.org/modules.php?name=Content&pa=list_pages_issues&issue_id=13

Articles include:

  * A Bigot by Any Other Name...
    Are you an Open Source Bigot?

  * Desktop Linux: Where Art Thou?
    So, will 2004 finally be the year for Linux on the desktop?

  * TCP Offload to the Rescue
    Which challenges must be met before networks can get a performance
    boost from TOEs?

  * There's No Such Thing as a Free (Software) Lunch
    If open source is on the table, don't push aside the license issue.
    A techie-cum-lawyer breaks down what everyone needs to know about open
    source licenses.

  * Is Open Source Right for You?
    The scene: Your team has added open source code to a key company project.
    The players: a now-dead branch of the code tree, a teeny bug, and an
    irate CTO.

  * Open Source to the Core
    Are you considering adding open source code to a project? Open source
    guru Jordan Hubbard tells you what you need to know before you get
    started.

  * A Conversation with Sam Leffler
    James Russell, director of application development tools for the Lotus
    division of IBM, interviews a Unix and BSD pioneer.

  * From IR to Search and Beyond
    How is the evolution from information retrieval to text mining affecting
    the information workspace?

  * Buffer Overrun Madness
    Why do good programmers follow bad practices?

  * Open Source Revisited
    Its influence just keeps on growing.


Enjoy.  Thanks, Lee!

-bill!
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