Tonight Live: Mars & >> on The Linux Show!!
Tonight Live: On The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, August 26th, 2003
from Chicago IL
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At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Arne Flones, Doc Searls, Russ Pavlicek AND Jeff Gerhardt are all back live tonight. We have a lively show lined up for tonight on The Linux Show that comes to you live from LinuxWorld Expo!

Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the week and the expo. Tonight on the news: SCO, Microsoft, ESR as "war cheif", .

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Segment Two- Linux World Award winner PureMessage- and ActiveState product

Tonight we will have a conversation with Jesse Dougherty, Director of Development, ActiveState and Gurusamy Sarathy, Senior Developer, ActiveState to talk about the compnay and their recent award at Linux World Expo for PureMessage. PureMessage provides email filtering for spam protection, virus protection, and corporate policy enforcement.

They claim PureMessage decreases spam by up to 98% and prevents damage from malicious email at the gateway, through accurate, easily administered filters. PureMessage is managed through an intuitive, web-based console. Other features include: industry-leading spam identification methodologies, anti-virus engine, communication policy filters, sieve policy builder interface, automated server quarantine, optional end user quarantine management, and reporting capabilities. Built on powerful open source technologies, PureMessage utilizes sendmail, Razor, Webmin, and is extensible in Perl. PureMessage supports AIX, HP-UX, FreeBSD, Linux, and Solaris. More details are available at:

Jesse comes to ActiveState from Mindquake Software, a full-service outsource development shop. As their vice president, Jesse was responsible for business development, project management, and software development, and helped grow the company from inception to over 60 fulltime developers. Jesse has also worked as a software developer at the precursor company to ActiveState, hip communications in the mid-1990s. Jesse's role at ActiveState is to lead the company's anti-spam initiatives. He also manages and schedules development resources to improve product quality and timeline accuracy. Jesse sits on the board of SNB Capital.

Sarathy, as he is known, has been heavily involved in maintaining the mainstream releases of Perl for the past seven years. He served as the Release Manager for the 5.005 and 5.6 releases of Perl. At ActiveState, Sarathy is responsible for managing the adoption, growth and development of core language technologies. He is the technical lead for PureMessage, ActiveState's email management software. A fundamental contributor in shaping ActiveState's overall technology vision, Sarathy is also a mentor on the evolution of world-class programming language skills in the company. Sarathy holds Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Architecture and a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.

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