[lug] Open Source News Ticker (fwd)

J. Wayde Allen wallen at its.bldrdoc.gov
Thu May 24 08:38:10 MDT 2001

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Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 16:11:23 -0700 (PDT)
From: Denise Olliffe <deniseo at oreilly.com>
To: wallen at its.bldrdoc.gov
Subject: Open Source News Ticker

Open Source is Here to Stay...Tim O'Reilly writes that this year's
O'Reilly Open Source Convention and Perl Conference 5 is broader and
deeper than ever before, with 250 sessions in 14 tracks that cover
Linux, Apache, Perl, Python, PHP, MySQL, and more. Get the lowdown on
the highlights at http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon/tim_letter.html

Tim O'Reilly Responds to Andrew Leonard on the Demise of Eazel...Andrew
Leonard's gloomy comments on Salon about the demise of Eazel reflect
many misconceptions and false assumptions, which Tim challenges. To
learn more about the real business successes of the open source
movement and why it has become a major force in enterprise computing,
go to:  http://www.oreillynet.com/cs/weblog/view/wlg/342

Long Live Perl...The June 2001 issue of Fast Company calls Perl one of
the "best-of-the-best innovations - technologies that set the business
agenda".  It is listed as one of the ubiquitous technologies of the
information age along with the bar code, the .signature file, the lab
mouse, the catalytic converter and the Hertz #1 Club Gold program. For
the full story, see,

Bioinformatics and Open Source Software? Read an interview with Cynthia
Gibas and Per Jambeck, the authors of O'Reilly's recently released
"Developing Bioinformatics Computer Skills," at
http://www.oreilly.com/news/bioint_0501.html Discuss the latest issues
in bioinformatics, including privacy, peer-to-peer computing, and open
source software at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention.

"Fuel the Open Source Alternative" and share with your group these news
updates about the O'Reilly Open Source Convention. July 23-27, 2001,
Sheraton San Diego Hotel in San Diego, California

Register by June 22, 2001, and take advantage of the User Group
discount of 20 % off "Early Bird" pricing for conference sessions and
tutorials.  After June 22nd, discount will be applied to standard

Register Online 

Or by Phone: 800-998-9938 
With Code DSUG.

-- Denise

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