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7 August 1998

An Infoworld article goes deeper into the vision and the possibilities of Sun's Jini technology.

A group of Apple developers, some of them NeXT developers has publically asked Apple to open up some of the source code for its upcoming Mac OS X operating system, with the argument that Apple could reduce its development costs and prevent developers from fleeing the platform. The proposal is similar to the Netscape decision to free the Communicator source code for just those reasons. Apple so far has no comment, but over the past week or so since the proposal was made, there has been an astounding amount of discussion about it. Two years ago it would have been laughed off.

C't Magazine has an interview with Linus Torvalds (in English) in which he discusses recent breakthroughs and Linux users.

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