From:"Open magazine" <> 
Subject: The Harry Potter XPerience
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 20:24:00 -0500

This week, depending on their affinities for mass culture, testers at 
Open Bench Labs kept referring to “Harry Potter” and that hapless 
student of the occult, the Sorcerer's Apprentice, as they indulged in a 
relentless stream of expletives. What was brewing? The use and assessment of 
Windows XP Pro, sharing space with SuSE Linux 7.3. Feeling no such need 
to curse, Franco Vitaliano remained at home with his Linux Home 
Theatre, serving the Linux crowd some samplers of what can be achieved in 
advanced video and streaming applications. In the database direction, get a 
postmortem on PostgreSQL after the fall of Great Bridge, as Bruce 
Momjian tells what lies ahead.

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