IP Voice 2008 (http://www.ipvoice2008.com/eng/index2.php) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on March 5th to 6th, 2008, and with the main audience of this conference being targeted to enterprise customers and communication carriers.
There have been a number of Open Software Phone projects that have happened in the past year and which continue to move forward: more>>
Unlike a lot of the events that I discuss in my Blog, the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit is a "by invitation only" event with a twist. Normally for "invitation only events", the potential attendee sits by the phone with their prom clothes on, waiting for the call that may or may not come. more>>
After speaking at the Florida Linux Show on February 11th, I return ever-so-briefly to the New England area to re-pack my bags and head for Sao Paulo, Brazil to attend Campus Party (February 11th to 17th, 2008). more>>
A few years ago, the UK banned prisoners from receiving books.
Human rights defenders in Israel face intimidation; Breaking the Silence meetings are cancelled, and people are afraid to criticize the right-wing dominance.
One fanatic wants thugs to systematically kill Palestinians rather than arrest them.
The accusations made by a right-winger against a human rights defender in the Tel Aviv City Council demonstrate the contempt for the truth typical of the right-wing that now dominates Israel. Look at his claim that Breaking the Silence is "silencing people" by publishing what Israeli soldiers say about what they saw and did in the occupation. The only adequate term is Orwell's term, "blackwhiting".
States and businesses are increasingly rejecting Israel's colonization of Palestinian territory. Even the US is criticizing it more than before.
A lot more is needed, but it is good to see progress.
We have released version 6.1 of Texinfo, the GNU documentation format.
It's available via a mirror (xz is much smaller than gz, but gz is available too just in case):
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GNUzilla is the GNU version of the Mozilla suite, and GNU IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox browser. Its main advantage is an ethical one: it is entirely free software. While the Firefox source code from the Mozilla project is free software, they distribute and recommend non-free software as plug-ins and addons. Also their trademark license restricts distribution in several ways incompatible with freedom 0.
The user manual pages are at http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Group:IceCat/
You can contribute by joining the wiki and editing the manuals.
Source tarballs, binaries for generic GNU/Linux systems and translations are available at http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnuzilla/38.6.0/
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Changes since v38.5.0
- Updated to v38.6.0ESR
- HTTPS-Everywhere updated to 5.1.3
- HTML5 Video Everywhere updated to 0.3.4
- Updated to v38.5.2ESR
- Disabled direct2d acceleration (fix for Windows crashes)