Open Source Links: 20-07-2007

Open Standards Rise in Japan – Jeff Kaplan reported that last week, the Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry issued its official Interoperability Framework. At the moment Japan’s new Interoperability Framework recognizes only one acceptable document format, namely the OpenDocument Format. The File Format War goes on…

Why rPath? – Billy Marshall this time talks about his rPath, I would like to see others commenting his post.

Syndicating your feelings – at We Feel Fine are running an interesting experiment, I am wondering how it could possibly turn into a corporate blogging metric, eventually.

Snort, GPL, open source, Cobia and copyright – Alan Shimey “explains” Cobia’s licensing choices through StillSecure’s ones. In his opinion GPL is not good for commercial use, as far as I understand.. weird, isn’t it?