Interview: Simon Phipps

As Chief Open Source Officer at Sun Microsystems, UK-based Simon Phipps' job could become ever more tiring, it seems. The biggest step the company has taken so far is definitely the announcement of the Java Development Kit (and Runtime Environment) becoming free software.

We invited Simon to keynote and FOSDEM and, due to his busy schedule, interviewed him about Sun's position in the free software universe over the phone.

Interview: Jeremy Allison

Samba hacker Jerermy Allison enlightens us about file sharing protocols and Samba4 in particular.

Interview: Keith Packard

Keith Packard speaks shortly about what's ahead for X.org (no configuration!), about free graphics drivers and more.

Interview: Miguel de Icaza

The creator of Mono talks about Mono, .NET 2.0 and 3.0, and... the deal his employer struck with Microsoft.

Interview: Paul Everitt

Paul Everitt is one of the leading people in the Plon and Zope communities. Learn all about both projects and their similarities in this interview.

Last interviews: start the countdown

Only sevens days left until FOSDEM 2007... Time to read up on our last speakers: Simon Phipps on Java and free software, Jeremy Allison about Samba 4, Keith Packard on X.org, Miguel De Icaza about Mono, Paul Everitt about Plone and Zope, and Pete Herzog on the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual.

Interview: Joe Hewitt

Firebug developer and FOSDEM 2007 absentee Joe Hewitt talks about the stuff he would have shown us, if circumstances had not prevented him from coming to Brussels.

Interview: Tom Baeyens

jBPM lead developer Tom Baeyens informs us about JBoss, jBPM and business process modeling in Java in general.

Interview: H. D. Moore

Security researcher H. D. Moore talks about security, exploit disclosure and security trends.

Interview: Georg Greve

Georg Greve is The President of the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) and will keynote at fosdem about his outlook for 2007. Major topics are software patents and the third version of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
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