Developer Linux News for Dec 28, 2000
LinuxWorld: MindRover comes to Linux - CogniToy takes a different approach to strategy games (Dec 28, 2000, 23:27)
"If you have fond memories of Core War, or if you think the Mars
rover would have been more interesting with a rocket launcher
strapped on, then MindRover: The Europa Project is for you."
LA Times: Linux's minuses outweigh pluses in 14-day trial (Dec 28, 2000, 20:34)
"In a quest to end my dependence on Microsoft, I embarked on a
14-day experiment. I tossed all my Microsoft programs and made
Linux my primary operating system."
Linus Torvalds: 2.4.0-test13-pre5 (Dec 28, 2000, 20:30)
"The main notables are the network fixes (uninitialized
skb->dev could and did cause oopses in ip_defrag) and the mm
fixes (dirty pages without mappings etc, causing problems in
Lou's Views: Converging on a Linux Desktop? Part II (Dec 28, 2000, 17:00)
"Last time around, I talked about the question of whether Linux
users were starting to converge on a common desktop. This time,
let's look at the much thornier issues of whether that's a good
thing for everyone involved, and how we might get there."
Rocklyte.com: The Athena Operating System (Dec 28, 2000, 14:20)
"Athena is Rocklyte Systems next generation, object based
operating system for the consumer market. It is currently being
produced and tested on the Linux kernel before programming starts
for a variety of other systems and consumer devices."
LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: Looking Back From the Next Millennium (Dec 28, 2000, 13:29)
Just in from the future: the Linux interface will survive and be
the model of all future computing efforts -- at least according to
JabberCentral: Instant Messaging and Today's Teens (and Consumer Potential) (Dec 28, 2000, 07:40)
"My sister has over one hundred people in her AIM roster, and I
have thirty-seven....Even though I am actually helping develop the
technology, she uses it more than I do!"