Developer Linux News for Jan 29, 2002
Announce: Third GNOME Users and Developers European Conference (Jan 29, 2002, 22:51)
"This year the GNOME developers and users will be getting
together for our annual European conference. Come enjoy with us a
good time with fellow developers on the city of Seville, Spain and
come enjoy with us some late night tapas with your favorite GNOME
developer and a good time with friends and collaborators you have
worked with over the past couple of years."
SiliconValley.internet.com: HP Unveils New Linux Lineup (LinuxWorld Update) (Jan 29, 2002, 21:08)
"Among its wares on display at the LinuxWorld Conference and
Expo are Linux-based workstations, Linux solutions for Officejet
and inkjet printers, Opencall software developer's kit, and the
company's newest Linux-based servers based on open
industry-standard technology and the Intel architecture for the
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac1 (Jan 29, 2002, 17:22)
"This is just a standing still release. Most of the work was
actually done by Arjan van de Ven."
FSF Files Statement on Microsoft Judgment under Tunney Act (Jan 29, 2002, 15:48)
"Eben Moglen, board member and general legal counsel to the Free
Software Foundation, yesterday filed a response to the Proposed
Revised Final Judgment in United States vs. Microsoft. The FSF
seeks to remove verbiage added by Microsoft that we believe would
eliminate the value of the settlement by preventing Free Software
systems from competing effectively against Windows products."
LinuxPR: Finally, printed documentation!
(Jan 29, 2002, 12:19)
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way to get printed documentation for Free and Open Source software.
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LinuxProgramming: Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 28) (Jan 29, 2002, 11:04)
All that's new in the Python world.
Linux 2.5.3-pre6 Released (Jan 29, 2002, 08:01)
Changelog, link within.
Linus Torvalds: Re: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin (Jan 29, 2002, 03:55)
"One 'patch penguin' scales no better than I do. In fact, I will
claim that most of them scale a whole lot worse."
KernelTrap.org: Linux: Rob Landley's RFC on Penguin Patch Management (Jan 29, 2002, 03:05)
"Today Rob Landley issued an RFC to the lkml discussing the
glaring shortcomings of Linus' patch system, which he says has
resulted in the founding of the FOLK project, the creation of four
other kernel trees, and other evils."