Developer Linux News for Jul 31, 2000
ApacheCon Europe 2000 registration open (Jul 31, 2000, 23:46)
"We have scheduled 42 sessions -- 63 hours of technical,
developer-related, and business-related content, covering the
Apache Software Foundation's Web server, Java, XML, Perl, and PHP
projects, among other topics."
Perl.com: Report on the Perl 6 Announcement (Jul 31, 2000, 23:08)
"Technically, there's not very much "wiggle room" in the source
code, because the internals are so convoluted and difficult. And
there's not much "wiggle room" in the language itself, because of
the need to support ten-year-old Perl 2 code."
ZDNet: Apple faces lawsuit over G4 Cube (Jul 31, 2000, 22:03)
"Cobalt Networks Inc., manufacturer of the Qube server
appliance, alleged on Friday that Apple had infringed its
trademarks. Cobalt's Qube, which was launched in May 1998, is a
deep blue, 7-inch-square server for hosting Web applications."
BW: GraphOn Corp. to Market Bridges Web-Enabling Software in Japan (Jul 31, 2000, 20:41)
"In keynote speeches this past week at the ASP Asia Conference
and at ICe (Internet Commerce Expo) in Hong Kong, GraphOn business
partner, Mr. Toshio Matsuda, President and CEO of Research
Institute for Computer Science (RICS), announced a joint business
development agreement with GraphOn Corp."
IT-Director: Microsoft Windows for free (Jul 31, 2000, 19:48)
"With appliances, nobody cares about what is under the bonnet,
the external functionality is more important... By bundling Windows
with the device, Microsoft is essentially giving it away. In doing
so it gives itself an exit strategy from the oncoming drought in
the OS space."
Python-URL! for July 31, 2000 (Jul 31, 2000, 19:37)
"Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language."
KDE.org: KDE Desktop Available for Linux (Jul 31, 2000, 19:22)
"Third Beta Preview of Leading Desktop for Linux and Other
BSD Today: Using NetBSD (part 2): Configuring XFree86 and installing a window manager (Jul 31, 2000, 19:18)
"In this article I'll cover my experiences configuring XFree86
and installing the Ice window manager."
Byte.com: Corel On The Roller Coaster; Distro Madness Management With WhatIfLinux.Com (Jul 31, 2000, 17:21)
"...as long as data interchange remains viable between the
Microsoft Office components and Linux-based office suites, there's
a chance to get the [WordPerfect Office] ball rolling again...
"Whatiflinux is an application manager for personal and distributed
systems. Ostensibly, it keeps track of over 10,000 applications
(!!) and informs administrators of updates."
NewtorkWorld: Interface developments (Jul 31, 2000, 16:43)
"Two recent developments in Linux desktops may interest
enterprise network users: another brand-new Linux graphical user
interface and a new X Windows release."
CNET News.com: Microsoft to release Windows 2000 bug fixes [SP1] (Jul 31, 2000, 14:20)
"Release of the service pack could help Microsoft pick up more
Windows 2000 Server installations at a time when Linux is rapidly
grabbing market share."
Tcl-URL! for July 30, 2000 (Jul 31, 2000, 09:05)
Tcl is a simple textual language, intended primarily for issuing
commands to interactive programs such as text editors, debuggers,
illustrators, and shells.
LinuxPR: Linux Trinidad and Tobago Site Launch
(Jul 31, 2000, 08:14)
"Linux.co.tt caters to the Open Source community in Trinidad and
Tobago and is designed to showcase the benefits of the Linux OS and
other open source technologies in the enterprise, small office/home
office and home user environments."
LinuxPR: SiliconPenguin.com Partners With LinuxDevices.com
(Jul 31, 2000, 08:09)
"Together, resources like LinuxDevices.com and
SiliconPenguin.com are helping Linux to quickly move to the front
of the embedded operating systems pack."
KMail Progress Review (Jul 31, 2000, 07:27)
"With a new stable release approaching it's time to review how
the developments made to KMail in the last year will benefit KMail
users. All parts of the KMail application have been worked on, I'll
comment on many of the KMail components."