Developer Linux News for May 29, 2000
Wine Weekly News: Feature: The Road to Wine 1.0 (May 29, 2000, 20:33)
"The Wine team is preparing to begin on the road towards the
long-awaited Wine 1.0 release, but there's still some way to go,
and many usability issues to clean up before even a public beta
release is possible."
Kernel Cousin Gimp #21 By Alex Harford (May 29, 2000, 19:59)
Newsletter of the Gimp developers' mailing list prepared by Alex
Harford. The Gimp is a high-end, open-source graphics application
which competes with Adobe Photoshop.
O'Reilly Network: Who's Really Being Protected? (May 29, 2000, 19:46)
"Software patents, especially patents on Internet software, are
likely to have a profound effect on the future of the Internet, the
software industry in general, and the Open Source community in
LinuxPR: Linux UK Relaunch at the UK Linux Expo - Stand 136
(May 29, 2000, 16:47)
"Linux UK brings together the expertise of an Open Source team
with the need for UK based Linux content..."
Inter@ctive Week: The Microsoft-Free Office (May 29, 2000, 13:57)
"...the 'Microsoft-free' office remains more myth than reality -
even among the company's competitors, the group most eager to break
free of the software giant's hold."
The Register: NexGen Windows - has the trial derailed it for keeps? (May 29, 2000, 13:23)
"Even without the forcible splitting of Microsoft into two
companies... it's difficult to see how any imposed legal remedy
would permit anything even slightly like NGWS, as currently planned
Linux Today: Updated Site "Issues" and New Features (May 29, 2000, 11:09)
Ok, a few people noticed some site "issues" regarding the
current site. This is a list of new features and fixed bugs, er,
"issues" for the curious.
Canada Computes: Gnutella 0.56 not bad for a non-product (May 29, 2000, 00:07)
"Gnutella is similar to Napster. Both allow you to share a
specific area of your hard drive with other users, thereby
permitting a free exchange of files. But unlike Napster, Gnutella
specifically supports non-MP3 files. In fact, you can use it with
any type of file at all."