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Thoughts on Oracle-Sun (and PostgreSQL)

Everyone else seems to have an opinion on this one, so I guess I'll weigh in. Read more »

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Qt and Nokia: An acquisition that actually made things better!

We all know the knock on corporate acquisitions - particularly in the technology world.  They never work out, all the good people leave within twelve months and one day, the product has got one foot in the grave by the time the ink on the purchase agreement has dried.  And that's all too often true - a point I myself often note over at The ERP Graveyard Blog.

But I'm here to tell you that I think we've found the exception that proves the rule.  The acquisition of Trolltech, makers of the Qt toolkit for C++, by Nokia Corporation, is off to a fantastic start. Read more »

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Version 3.2.1 now available!

xTuple ERP version 3.2.1 is now available for download!  You can find the free PostBooks Edition at Sourceforge , or if you're a commercial customer using the Standard or Manufacturing Editions, you'll find those files as usual in the downloads area at left.

We're well underway with planning for version 3.3, which will include enhancements to the taxation engine, Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP), and a number of usability improvements in Sales, CRM, and Accounting.  We'll also be continuing our architectural work that provides for easier loading and unloading of Packages , and faciliates the development of web interfaces .  If you'd like to get involved, either as a sponsor of new features, or on the development and testing front, please let us hear from you! Read more »

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Thank you for your interest in  xTuple is the commercial open source company formerly known as OpenMFG.  For more about the company, the name change, and our commitment to open source erp, please visit