Developer Linux News for Jan 21, 2001
GNOME Users And Developers European Conference 2 - Copenhagen, April 6-8 (Jan 21, 2001, 20:12)
"It promises to be even bigger and more successful than last
year's conference in Paris."
Binary Freedom: Ogg Vorbis - The Successor to MP3? (Jan 21, 2001, 19:12)
"The industry reaction isn't surprising; we stand to save almost
every company money at the same time we level the playing field
with a standard, freely usable technology. Any company that isn't
trying to throw their own proprietary format into the mix is happy
to see this."
LinuxToday.com.au: Rasterman's New Toy (Jan 21, 2001, 19:07)
"EVAS will bring anti-aliased text (possible, but not quite
easily useable in KDE), hardware accelerated image scaling and
Alpha blending to the Linux desktop."
Linux Orbit: one fish, two fish, red fish, Bluefish HTML Editor [Review] (Jan 21, 2001, 18:43)
"Bluefish is a remarkable HTML editor for GNU/Linux that allows
pages to be created quickly and easily, and always gives the user
access to the code directly."
LinuxProgramming.com: Editor's Comment: The Ramen Worm: Opportunity Knocks (Jan 21, 2001, 17:14)
"Call me hopelessly optimistic if you like, but I'm one of those
people who sees problems as nothing more than opportunities in
really bad packaging. And few such opportunities are as clear as
the one presented by the Ramen Worm."
Linux Journal: Linux as a Video Desktop (Jan 21, 2001, 14:11)
"For Linux to be a player in the realm of television and motion
picture production it must have stunning graphics capabilities,
high-performance disk I/O with support for the very large file
sizes video needs, integration with analog and digital video
input/output devices, and the actual video applications
Linux Journal: The Linux Telephony Kernel API (Jan 21, 2001, 13:41)
"This article will explain the basics of how the telephony
device drivers are integrated into the kernel in a way suitable for
creating a common API across vendors."
Linux kernel 2.4.1-pre9 is out (Jan 21, 2001, 05:45)
The ninth pre-patch after the release of linux kernel version
2.4.0 is available.