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Subject: New Year's Speakout
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 12:35:18 -0500
December 31, 2003

Open Magazine - Your strategic guide to Open Source 

As the clock ticks toward 2004, we decided that we should spare you our 
dutiful predictions or indeed a year in review, as if you never heard 
of SCO or Novell or that a CIO on Wall Street likes doing clusters on 

What we do bring you is a special edition of New Year's wishes from 
Open Source voices in the frontlines who, through the years, have not 
swerved from their convictions that the business adoption of Open Source is 
going to happen--and happen--in public and private organizations around 
the globe.

Marten Mickos, CEO of MySQL AB, is an Open Source advocate who clearly 
proves in 2004 that with great technology you can do great business. 
John Terpstra, co-founder of Samba, is an Open Source practitioner who 
clearly proves what can be accomplished in exhibiting, to use one of his 
phrases, "spinal stamina" in standing up against deficient solutions.

Read what both want to share as their New Year's wishes for what they 
genuinely believe in: the business future of Open Source.

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The editors of Open magazine