Developer Linux News for Sep 26, 2001
InternetNews.com: Battle Brews Over Authentication
(Sep 26, 2001, 21:32)
"Microsoft, according to Burton, is "betting the company" on the
importance of that model with its .NET initiative. But Microsoft is
not the only one to recognize the import of the model, and
unwilling to let Microsoft make its authentication system become
the defacto standard that makes Web services feasible, Sun and its
compatriots Wednesday formed the Liberty Alliance Project to
develop and deploy an open solution."
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ZDNet: Separating fact from fiction about Linux
(Sep 26, 2001, 18:25)
"Over the last six months there's been plenty of evidence of
mainstream adoption, even though it's mostly as a host for Apache.
Linux patently works--it does what it says on the tin. And the
successive evolutions have all been in the right direction.
However, some of the claims made by Linux vendors are
unsupportable. It doesn't constitute an alternative to Windows on
the desktop, largely because the applications aren't there."
NewsForge: Windows developers, it's time to switch to Linux (Sep 26, 2001, 12:04)
"Since Microsoft seems bent on adding more applications to its
operating system in every version, it may now be better business
for small developers to start making commercial software for Linux
instead of concentrating on Windows applications."
Ximian Evolution Beta 4 Released
(Sep 26, 2001, 09:40)
"Beta 4 continues where beta 3 left off. Beta 4 has LDAP,
PalmOS, and SSL support built in. It also has lots of bug fixes,
stability improvements, and speed increases. In fact, there have
been 550 bugs closed in the period between beta 3 and beta 4."