Developer Linux News for Dec 24, 1999
Antonio Larrosa: KDE Tutorial (Dec 24, 1999, 18:31)
"This is a tutorial that teaches how to develop a simple KDE
application step by step, with explanations on every line of code
and giving always more importance to clean code than to build a
Kernel Cousin Samba #4 Is Out (Dec 24, 1999, 17:19)
Ext2: Review: Bomb ô Bomb 1.0.7 (Dec 24, 1999, 16:51)
"Bomberman is rather a simple concept - with several modes that
differ between releases, the common options that have survived over
the years are the ever popular battle tournaments against AI
players, and multiplayer deathmatches where up to 10 people can
blow each other up."
SunWorld: Python reaches for stardom, Object-oriented scripting languages shows signs of celebrity (Dec 24, 1999, 16:38)
"Since its origins as a species of educational experiment,
Python activity has been dominated by academic motivations.
Pythoneers delight in constructing metaobjects, modeling arcane
physics or human behaviors, and refining their language toward
ideals of purity and rigor."
eGroups.com: Tcl XML Discussion List, WISH! Open Source XML Editor (Dec 24, 1999, 16:27)
"If I had a single wish as departing moderator it would be that
we have a project to develop an open source editor for XML."
technofile: Do you need a license to criticize KDE? (Dec 24, 1999, 15:57)
"I upset a lot of KDE fans when I wrote that KDE needs better
Montreal Gazette: Corel falls 27%, Software firm expects big 4th-quarter loss (Dec 24, 1999, 15:45)
"For Corel Corp., it seems there may be no going back - and that
its future depends on the Linux operating system."
Rant Mode Equals One: How To Uninstall Linux AND Microsoft Windows 2000 (Dec 24, 1999, 13:20)
What with Linux not being compatible with Windows 2000 and
things, I could make better use of my computer as a high-tech
paperweight if I just gave it all up and resorted to looking at an
error message that said "Could not load ROM Basic"
Compaq C V6.2 for Linux Alpha is available (Dec 24, 1999, 09:42)
"Compaq C Version 6.2 provides the same code optimization
technology used in Compaq Fortran for Linux Alpha, both of which
are up-to-date with the very latest compilers for Compaq's
Unreal Tournament for Linux Review (Dec 24, 1999, 09:25)
"Linux users can now enjoy this game with a native Linux
IBM developerWorks: Open source software: Will it make me secure? (Dec 24, 1999, 08:37)
"... there's no guarantee that the people scrutinizing your open
source will find any security problems in your code, much less all
of them. Nor does it guarantee that anyone who does find security
problems will actually report them."
Linux Today Quick Takes (Dec 24, 1999, 07:45)
Memory-HOWTO, Opera Technology Version released, TuxFiles.com
opens its doors, lxpServ web application server, Free ISPs and
Linux, CPAN Modules - Documentation, RRT2 and Drivers
Message-board, New Apache PHP MySQL Guide and New Networking Howto
Linux Journal: Internet Patents: Giving Away the Store (Dec 24, 1999, 06:28)
"Absurdly broad patents on Internet business methods are a bad
idea, and not just because they distort competition in e-commerce.
They also reveal what's wrong with all software patents--and why
they must be abolished."
CCN: Corel LINUX OS Tops 100,000 Downloads on CNET Site... (Dec 24, 1999, 06:22)
"All of this is a clear indicator that we have succeeded in this
revolutionary desktop effort. Corel LINUX OS is easy to use and to
install and is clearly the best all-round desktop solution for new
and experienced Linux users."
BW: Poker.com Announces Linux Deployment (Dec 24, 1999, 06:20)
"Poker.com...announces the release of the LINUX version of its
gaming software, a complete suite of JAVA-based Internet
SRO: Corel Adds Services Via Equity Investment (Dec 24, 1999, 01:22)
"Corel Corp. has acquired a one-third stake in the professional
services group of LinuxForce."
LinuxPR: Corel & Others Discussed On RadioWallStreet Broadcast (Dec 24, 1999, 00:46)
"Gaskins IPO Desktop Editor and weekly RadioWallStreet
contributor Does Linux IPO Review."
Apache Software Foundation Member Ken Coar Interview (Dec 24, 1999, 00:08)
Emmett Plant interviews Apache Software Foundation guru Ken Coar
about Apache, The Bazaar and the Open Source community.