Developer Linux News for Oct 22, 2000
LinuxToday.com.au: Wine: It Gets Better With Age (Oct 22, 2000, 23:32)
"Then, in a recent column I listed a number of Windows
applications that I'd like to see ported to Linux. Some readers
responded saying that thanks to Wine, a native version of, say,
Quicken, wasn't necessary."
LWN: Sharing the Dream of Flight (Oct 22, 2000, 20:19)
"The FlightGear project is collaboratively developing a flight
simulator under the leadership of Curtis Olson."
LinuxToday.com.au: Sun dances the dance, pours the source (Oct 22, 2000, 19:39)
"Weighing in at over 9 million lines of code, the release
classes as the biggest ever gift of code to the community by a
corporation, and fulfills the wishes of thousands of developers
worldwide, who have been clambering to get their mitts on
O'Reilly Network: Python Roadmap (Oct 22, 2000, 18:35)
"How does Stackless Python fit into Python's future? To
understand that, we first need to see where the Python programming
language is headed."
Python-dev summary: October 1-16, 2000 (Oct 22, 2000, 16:38)
"Python 2.0final was released on October 16...The python-dev
traffic in the two weeks leading up to that announcement continued
to be primarily focused on particular small bugs and how to fix
them. Now that 2.0 is out, though, the CVS tree will be reopened
for larger changes."
LinuxWorld: LDPS 1.0 lays an egg - Developers can safely ignore this specification (Oct 22, 2000, 14:16)
"Linux Standard Base has not met its own stated goals with LDPS
1.0, as ncurses incompatibilities demonstrate. Furthermore, the
inadequacy of the standard doesn't seem influenced by the
O'Reilly Network: Python 2.0 and Beyond (Oct 22, 2000, 13:01)
"Python 2.0 was released this week. The announcement slipped
quietly into the comp.lang.python newsgroup. Without breaking
stride, Jeremy Hylton of the development team posted PEP 226, an
informational Python Enhancement Proposal, describing the release
schedule for 2.1."