Developer Linux News for Jun 17, 2000
Tucows Linux News: Cooledit: The cool editor! (Jun 17, 2000, 19:50)
"Cooledit is an advanced editor for X11, but this one program
also comes with much more than text processing capabilities. The
other software included is an Desktop Icon manager, a cut down
version of Cooledit, a file tree browser, a man page browser, an
enhanced xmessage, a project editor, and a few other programs which
one might find useful."
O'Reilly Network: MS SOAP SDK vs IBM SOAP4J: Comparison & Review (Jun 17, 2000, 18:43)
"...the Microsoft toolkit currently works very well with SOAP
implementations designed specifically around its envelope encoding
quirks and errors. However, this doesn't make the Microsoft toolkit
very useful for developers wanting to integrate with existing SOAP
implementations on other platforms."
The Register: Roll-up for the Microsoft class action (Jun 17, 2000, 14:26)
"Millions of Brits stand to get a refund from Microsoft if a
£1 billion lawsuit due to be filed next week is
LinuxPapers.org: Kernel Basics (Jun 17, 2000, 12:50)
"The kernel is so important that, in some environments -
particularly academic ones - the study of operating systems is
limited to the kernel. Linux, which is known to everybody as a set
of programs and interfaces, was actually born as a "single" kernel.
The founder of the Free Software Foundation and the reputed father
of the GNU project, Richard Stallman, stresses that the system
known as Linux should more properly be called GNU/Linux."
Financial Times: IBM in Linux development move (Jun 17, 2000, 01:29)
"IBM's technology would allow large companies using IBM's AIX
operating system to take advantage of a growing number of Linux
based e-business applications without having to install Linux."