Developer Linux News for Nov 20, 2000
September 2000 Issue of Linux Magazine now Online (Nov 20, 2000, 23:39)
LA Times: Support for Software Law Eroding (Nov 20, 2000, 22:09)
"Some software sellers are already trying to insert clauses in
contracts saying that Maryland UCITA rules will govern any
Kernel Traffic #94 By Zack Brown (Nov 20, 2000, 21:59)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.
NewsForge: Plex86, VMware compete to get rid of dual booting (Nov 20, 2000, 21:33)
"Two products, one in its infancy and one offered by an
established company, aim to do away with the popular option of dual
booting to run Windows applications on your Linux machine."
LinuxPR: European Software Patents: More Trivial than in the US (Nov 20, 2000, 21:25)
"EuroLinux Publishes European Software Patent Horror
LinuxPR: Zelerate Kicks Off Open Source E-Commerce Education with DePaul and Indiana University (Nov 20, 2000, 21:23)
"Partners in Education Network (PEN) Program to Incorporate
Zelerate Software in Higher Education Curriculum."
Tcl-URL! for November 20, 2000 (Nov 20, 2000, 20:47)
Tcl (Tool Command Language) is used by over half a million
developers worldwide and has become a critical component in
thousands of corporations. It has a simple and programmable syntax
and can be either used as a standalone application or embedded in
application programs. Best of all, Tcl is open source so it's
Python-URL! for November 20, 2000 (Nov 20, 2000, 20:42)
"Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented
ZDNet: IBM builds better box with Pentium 4: 1.5GHz IntelliStation review (Nov 20, 2000, 18:25)
The system also runs Linux distributions from Caldera Inc., Red
Hat Inc., SuSE Inc. and TurboLinux Inc... IBM does not preinstall
Linux on the workstation."
LinuxPR: Open CASCADE 3D Modeling Components & 3D-Master Suite Adopted by French Research Center (Nov 20, 2000, 17:43)
"After considering different development environments, we
decided on Open CASCADE and TGS for reasons of cost-effectiveness,
performance and long-term viability, particularly through the Open
LGGDH: On Writing a Bonobo Control (Nov 20, 2000, 16:57)
"In this article, I'll try to give a practical introduction into
the Art of Writing Bonobo Controls, and also provide some
backgrounds. Turning the example into anything useful is left as an
exercise to the reader."
ComputerWorld: Corel CEO Gives Lowdown On Microsoft Investment (Nov 20, 2000, 15:48)
TechWeb: First Taste Of .Net Available (Nov 20, 2000, 15:07)
"Whether the runtime environment is going to be on Linux or Unix
remains to be seen," Zachmann said. "If they're smart they will do
that. However, not surprisingly, Microsoft officials said .Net
applications will be optimized for Windows 2000."
eWeek: Linux factions battle over desktop platforms (Nov 20, 2000, 14:48)
"The KDE (K Desktop Environment) League, which announced its
official formation at Comdex here last week, tried to downplay
possible conflicts within the Linux community, specifically with
the GNOME (GNU Object Modeling Environment) Foundation."
LinuxPlanet: GNOME on the Road; Rolling out the Red Carpet (Nov 20, 2000, 14:37)
It takes the ultimate road trip -- in this case, the sprawling
and demanding COMDEX trade show -- to thoroughly test software.
Michael Hall tells how he used the road tools in GNOME to file
regular dispatches from COMDEX. In addition, he delivers some early
information about Red Carpet, Helix Code's subscription plan for
VNU Net: Powerquest PartitionMagic 6.0 Review (Nov 20, 2000, 14:28)
"Several new functions have been added in version 6.0, the most
important of which is the ability to split FAT and FAT32
partitions... Add to this the ability to now undelete FAT, FAT32,
Linux ext2 and NTFS partitions that were previously deleted... and
there really is no need to be afraid of experimenting with your
David Faure: KDE 2.0.1 and 2.1 Release Schedule (Nov 20, 2000, 13:56)
"Here is the current release schedule for KDE 2.0.1 and KDE
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.4.0-test11
(Nov 20, 2000, 09:19)
"Ok, test11 is out there. The most noticeable fixes since pre7
are the Athlon lockup fix, the PCI routing handling, and getting
the Joliet stuff right for iso9660."
Open Object Directory Services (OODS) Meeting Agenda for 11.20.2000 (Nov 20, 2000, 00:58)
"The Open Object Directory Services (OODS) project aims to make
full-fledged open source object-based directory services into