Make money by driving away customers

This AP news story seen in several places describes how the BSA has been vigorously obtaining money in and out of court for pirated software, and it appears to be procuring more money than the actual value of the pirated software.  … Another good reason to use open source, which the article touches on, by the end.

HAMMER status, and scheduling

Matthew Dillon described the state of his distributed filesystem, saying a simple version should be up and runnable by next week, with actual clusters (meaning multiple disk blocks, not separate systems) supported some time after.

Also, the next regular 6-month release (2.0!) will probably be pushed out a little to mid-January 2008, so the release isn’t happening at the same time as everyone’s holiday plans.