News in 2006
The Ambulant team contributed
considerably to the upcoming
Status report Q4 2006
Working on embedded distributions: content enrichment
engine for interactive TV, and displaying books for the blind.
Successful Debian BSP meetings in
NLnet donates another €10.000 to support the
in its on-going struggle against Software Patents in Europe.
Annual report of the foundation Stichting NLnet over 2005:
Wisper announced in the
2006 edition of Usenix' magazin ";login:" (membership required to read
The ODF Day at the KDE Community aKademy 2006 Conference was a
release. Project Decibel gave
a presentation and organized a BoF during this meeting of KDE developers.
NLnet initiates Wisper, an effort to
come to pure and cheap, long-distance wifi networking. Developers
are invited to join the discussions on the
Wisper Wifi, and to submit
project proposals which bring the targets closer to realization.
NLnet Labs wins ISOC Award 2006 for
its work on safe internet protocols and DNS.
NLnet Labs presents
NSD release 3.0,
with support for IXFR, NOTIFY, and DNAME. Support contracts
are also available.
NLnet sponsors various Debian "Bug Squashing Party" Marathons.
NLnet sponsored CAcert Assurer pins,
which were shipped last week to French, Brazilian and German CAcert
communities. The pins were also available at the SANE Conference in
Holland and at the Usenix technical conference in the USA earlier
With the release of AgentScape version 0.8.0, the project's software
has moved into public space: demonstrable results of the IIDS research are available to end-users.
See the website of AgentScape
for the latest release.
Bits of Freedom seizes its activities
on 1 September 2006, caused by a lack of both capable personnel and
Stichting TQ-NL will
support the innovative projects of 10 primary and secondary
schools during the 2006/2007 school season. In total, over
€120.000 is donated to help them achieve their goals.
Project OpenCDI renamed to Decibel, with
logo and new home-page.
NLnet sponsors the travel expenses for the participants of the
Meeting hackathon on May 26.
New project: OpenCDI,
the "Open Communication Desktop Interface", a
service architecture for multimedia based communication.
CodeYard article in the dutch
newspaper NRC: "Software on
NLnet Labs' director Olaf Kolkman has
been confirmed as member of the Internet Architecture Board
conference registration opened.
On March 8 2006, results of the
OASE programme will be presented
to the public. OASE targets for use of Open Source in small businesses.
NLnet takes part in the advisory board of OASE.
Program of the day
In the weekend of 13 January, several open source developers joined
to develop syncing framework OpenSync.
OpenSync is a cross platform and desktop agnostic syncing solution for
mobile devices and desktops.