Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Tuesday, 29 January 2008 14:02

Time and tide don't wait for FOSS projects

Should free and open source software projects set a release schedule that adheres to the old geek adage: release when it's ready? Or should time-based releases become the norm?
Tuesday, 29 January 2008 12:01

At MySQL, it's business as usual

With Sun Microsystems announcing earlier this month that it had acquired the most popular open source database company, MySQL, there has been speculation aplenty, some of it grossly misinformed, on just how much change this will mean for staff at the small Swedish company.
Tuesday, 29 January 2008 07:30

Each one, make one - the distro debate

Jonathan Oxer, the president of Linux Australia, is a brave man. Few people other than him would have even tried to bring together those who pledge allegiance to different Linux distributions - and within the framework of a conference at that.

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