In January this year we started the MyKolab beta phase and last week we finally moved it to its production environment, just in time for the Swiss national day. This seemed oddly fitting since the Swiss national day celebrates its independence and self-determination, as they were liberating themselves from the feudal system. So when Bruce [...]
After a primer on the realities of today’s world, and the totalitarian tendencies that follow from this environment and our behaviour in it, let’s take a look at what this means for professional use of information technology.
Firstly, it should be obvious that when you use the cloud services of a company, you have no [...]
If you follow our streams at Identi.ca, Twitter, Google+ or Facebook, you’ll have noticed that we pushed out the first installable Kolab 3.0 release yesterday. I lack the words that adequately describe how excited I am about this, to be honest.
This is not a full release yet, mind you, as we are just getting [...]
Almost half a year ago I had the pleasure to write the Kolab 3.0 primer, and ways of getting involved. Optimistically I scheduled the release for May/June 2012 in that posting. Attentive readers may have noticed that it is no longer June and Kolab 3.0 hasn’t been released yet.
So perhaps it is time to [...]
So a while back I gave a primer and insight into what would happen with Kolab 3.0, and now we’ve released an out-of-schedule Kolab Server 2.4 – what’s that?
There are a couple of reasons for this. Firstly, the Kolab 3.0 development cycle is well under way, and progressing nicely for the most part, even [...]
I have a confession to make.
I do not believe that Windows is the future of the Free Software desktop.
Perhaps you wonder why I feel it necessary to make this point?
A surprising number of Free Software (or Open Source, take your pick) companies, evangelists and journalists these days advocate some Open [...]
After several months of development sprint the new Kolab web frontend has been unveiled for RHEL and UCS. We’re in fact quite proud of what our team has achieved this year and hope you will agree:
The main email view
The calendar week view
This new web client is building upon the [...]
I’ve been woefully aware that while I did write about having chosen Kolab as my next challenge, I have consequently failed to communicate the most exciting part of why this became my challenge. So let me try to tell you the Kolab Story.
To understand the Kolab Story it is unfortunately essential to first [...]
The veil is finally lifted. After months of discussions and four months of preparation in Osnabrück, including a fight for dear life in the snow during the Battle of Osnabrück alongside my new comrade in arms from Scotland, Paul Adams, my reincarnation is finally complete.
Little more than a week ago we launched Kolab Systems [...]
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FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION EUROPE (FSFE)
STATEMENT TO THE 3rd SESSION OF THE
COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (CDIP/3)
ON DOCUMENT CDIP/3/4 ANNEX III
(Geneva, 27 April – 1 May 2009)