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A mainframe evangelist and transitioning software engineer talk about the state of the mainframe today
Direct link to the interview: [software.ibm.com -- MP3]
In the months after the SCO Group's Linux-related lawsuit against IBM was filed nearly three and a half years ago, the tiny Utah software company saw its stock soar tenfold. But on Tuesday the Lindon company's stock was a long way from its October 2003 high of $20.50 per share. After a sustained slide fed by sustained poor earnings results and courthouse reversals, SCO shares closed Tuesday at $2.28 per share.
[Shareholders should sue for mismanagement. It's sad to see a good company in the hands of idiots. - dcparris]
This is a must see for anyone involved in promoting the Linux desktop. It applies to developers, systems integrators, consultants, and anyone who has set up a Linux box for his or her grandparent(s) to "save" him, her, or them from Windows.
Exercise for LXer readers: set up your machine to so that you can download and watch the videos in Theora format with either a single of a double click (your choice) from your file manager.
I'm not certain that this is entirely on topic here. But Linux Weekly News, a very high quality Linux news site, is running a story on the life (and recent death) of James Barry Corbet, by all accounts an exceptional human being, and father of Jonathan Corbet, the very dedicated editor of that site. Many members of the community are expressing their condolences.