Developer Linux News for Apr 30, 2000
AppWatch: WINE 20000430 released (Apr 30, 2000, 23:58)
"Wine is now distributed under the X11 license! Features
DirectDraw restructuration, many bug fixes merged from the Corel
tree, On-demand loading of built-in dlls, and much more."
Linux Gazette #53 (May 2000) is available (Apr 30, 2000, 17:49)
"Linux Gazette...Making Linux just a little more fun!"
VNU Net: DoJ wants Microsoft split in half (Apr 30, 2000, 16:03)
"This is the right remedy for the right time. Our proposal will
stimulate competition, promote innovation and give consumers new
and better choices in the marketplace."
Web Techniques: Data-Drive Sites with Midgard (Apr 30, 2000, 14:40)
"How does Midgard work? One of the Midgard modules acts as a
filter in front of all page requests. If it notices that a request
comes in for a Midgard-managed page, it gives control over to the
Midgard system, and the system dynamically generates the page."
ZDNet UK: Microsoft: The next generation (Apr 30, 2000, 13:53)
"Forget the DoJ breakup. If you want to figure out how Microsoft
will morph over the next few years, the elusive NGWS is the real
SJ Mercury/Reuters: Microsoft breakup proposal may be boon to Linux (Apr 30, 2000, 07:07)
"If Microsoft Office ran on Linux immediately we would see Linux
with a 10-15 percent share of the desktop operating system
Linux.com: XMMS Plugins: A New Look (Apr 30, 2000, 03:33)
"The main reason that XMMS is so popular, apart from its
distinct name, is because it is quite expandable due to
Upside: French law would increase code accessibility (Apr 30, 2000, 03:27)
"Despite the glowing endorsement of both free software and the
principles of software liberty, free software advocates such as
Richard Stallman gave the overall text of the law mixed
Linux Journal: WordPerfect for Linux Bible [Book Review] (Apr 30, 2000, 00:33)
"The WordPerfect for Linux Bible is an excellent resource for
learning what was once the most common word processor available.
Nearly seven hundred pages of instruction, very clearly written,
detail almost everything you would want to know about the Linux
version of WordPerfect."