Developer Linux News for Aug 23, 2001
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.8-ac10 (Aug 23, 2001, 21:27)
Changelog, links within.
Three Regarding Microsoft: Dead Letter Writers, "Resistance is futile," and Linux Tips for Partners (Aug 23, 2001, 18:25)
With the WindowsXP launch occuring tomorrow, Microsoft's on
reader minds this week. Within: Microsoft raising the dead to
lobby, 'Pragmatists Love Microsoft,' and some interesting tidbits
from a 2-CD set sent out to Microsoft Select Partners: "The Linux
development community is comprised of technical hobbyists and UNIX
enthusiasts whose idea of usability is a good text editor with
which to modify configuration files."
AbiWord Weekly News #57 by Jesper Skov
(Aug 23, 2001, 15:17)
Interesting postings about both embedding and scripting this
week. Also another release (0.9.2) out this week...
LinuxProgramming: Intel Launches New Compilers for Linux (Aug 23, 2001, 12:07)
"Intel Corporation today announced version 5.0 of the Intel C++
Compiler for Linux and the Intel Fortran Compiler for Linux. The
compilers are specifically designed to help developers fully
utilize the architectural innovations in the Intel Itanium and
Pentium 4 processors, allowing for easy access to all of the
performance features of Intel's latest processors."
LinuxPR: Great Bridge releases integrated open source platform
(Aug 23, 2001, 11:00)
"Great Bridge LLC today announced the release of Great Bridge
WebSuite, an integrated open source platform for building
high-performance Web-based applications."
LinuxPR: Blue Linux announces the Development of Blue Linux EDU
(Aug 23, 2001, 10:17)
"Blue Linux Announced Today that they will be working toward a
Blue Linux Educational version that will be based on reaching out
to the Educational Community."
ZDNet: Linux is ready for the long haul (Aug 23, 2001, 01:12)
"The jury is still out on how Linux will build on its initial
proliferation in the enterprise. Linux vendors have consolidated in
search of solid ground, but IBM's incarnation of the penguin may
portend success in tomorrow's high-speed networks. We asked
industry experts how they expect Linux to reach its stride."