just to pick nits, I think the Sea Shepard vessels are careful not to break any Australian or New Zealand laws when they are in Australian or New Zealand waters. All the "action" happens in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica.
They're definitely not following the established "rules" of the sea though, in terms of who has right-of-way...
"Koha" is a Maori word meaning gift/donation. The Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand, so it's a pretty appropriate name for a FOSS library catalogue system written in NZ for anyone to use freely
PS Slashdot ate my "a macron" character - "Maori" should have a "-" over the "a".
Yes, we use the Brother P-Touch QL-550. It works fine with CUPS but we had to install a 3rd party (open source) driver for it that converts the postscript input from applications into the correct raster format for the printer.
Driver here: http://etc.nkadesign.com/Printers/QL550LabelPrinterCUPS. Brother also release a binary-only driver, but why use that when an open source one works....
The only thing worse than X Windows: (X Windows) - X