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Subject: Linux is a thing of magic for RFID
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 03:56:45 -0500
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January 19, 2005
Open Magazine - Your strategic guide to Open Source 

You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. How many 
other adages can you come up with that indicate impossible ambitions? Open 
dwells on one this week: You can't put a January deadline on RFID. Just 
ask the analysts who have been trying to tell the world just that since 
2003. So where is RFID on the business drawing boards? We examine the 
outlook of RFID trackers as well as strategic goals of one Cambridge, 
MA-based company behind a red-hot RFID reader with Linux.

Over in Brazil, Linux and Open Source are hot topics of conversation at 
IBM, which is training 980 government workers in the Sao Paulo state 
government to manage their IT environments. Open turns to IBM Brazil's 
Haroldo Hoffmann for the details on training topics and goals.

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