Developer Linux News for Mar 20, 1999
Linux kernel 2.2.3ac4 released (Mar 20, 1999, 23:07)
AT&T Releases Source Code of DjVu Image compression Technology (Mar 20, 1999, 20:28)
"DjVu image files are 5 to 10 times smaller than JPEG for
high-resolution scanned documents, and about 2 times smaller than
JPEG for photographs."
Eric Raymond to speak at Phoenix Linux Users Group (Mar 20, 1999, 19:12)
His talk will be on "The Open Source Revolution -- How Software
Engineering Might Finally Grow up."
gnome-libs 1.0.4 is released (Mar 20, 1999, 17:09)
"A new version of the gnome-libs package is available from the
DocZilla: Extending Mozilla (Mar 20, 1999, 15:24)
"This document will contain information on how to create new
components with XPCOM, how to add functionality without XPCOM and
how to embed the Mozilla browser in other applications (either as
an ActiveX control or programmatically). There will also be
information on how to create plugins according to the new XPCOM
interface. Sample code will be included for all cases."
Dr. Dobb's: Free Software Needs Profit (Mar 20, 1999, 15:17)
"Successful open source packages need accompanying commercial
efforts to ensure their mainstream adoption."
InfoWorld: XML to play bigger role in development (Mar 20, 1999, 12:28)
"IBM plans to deliver during the next 12 months an Extensible
Markup Language (XML) toolkit within its WebSphere Studio
application development environment."
Macworld: OS X Jumps on the Open Source Bandwagon (Mar 20, 1999, 10:26)
Apple announces lower price, open source code for OS X
CRN: Gaining Ground: Number Of Top Developers Shipping Desktop-Based
Applications (Mar 20, 1999, 10:26)
"Vendors May Deliver On Promise Of Linux"
InformationWeek: Open-Source Tools Gain Credibility (Mar 20, 1999, 10:26)
"Growth In The Range Of Tools Has Changed The Use Of Free
Utilities From A Grassroots Movement To A Popular Tactic"
Techweb: Do-It-Yourself Squid (Mar 20, 1999, 10:26)
"Net managers looking to save money can find some free cache by
building their own Squid server."
Gsh 0.0.12 - Graphical shell is released. (Mar 20, 1999, 00:43)