Developer Linux News for Jan 30, 2002
LinuxPR: Open3.org Releases New JMS/XML Messaging Software
(Jan 30, 2002, 21:53)
Open3.org, the open source community building a complete
platform for enterprise integration, is pleased to announce the
availability of the open source Open3.org JMS Messaging Server
CNET News.com: Torvalds, Developers at Odds Over Linux (Jan 30, 2002, 19:51)
"A proposal to help Linus Torvalds keep up with patches for
Linux has sparked a controversy over whether the operating system
has outgrown its creator."
IBM: Linux Investment Nearly Recouped (Jan 30, 2002, 19:30)
"IBM nearly recouped the $1 billion it said it invested in the
Linux operating system in 2001, the head of IBM's four server
groups is expected to announce Wednesday."
Linux Journal: Raising the Red Flag (Jan 30, 2002, 19:08)
"The Chinese government doesn't just bristle at Microsoft's
near-absolute market share of PC operating systems sold in China.
It's as uncomfortable with operating systems that are opaque to the
Reiser: MS Settlement Reflects Deep Failure To Understand Implications of Patching Technology (Jan 30, 2002, 18:25)
"The positions of the DOJ, the States, and even Lawrence Lessig
are based on a failure to understand that something unique to the
software industry, which programmers call "patching" technology,
makes software products infinitely separable if an essential
facility called "source code" is provided..."
LinuxDevices.com: OSDL Announces Development of Carrier Grade, Data Center Linux Products (Jan 30, 2002, 17:23)
"The two groups, called the Carrier Grade Linux Working Group
and the Data Center Linux Working Group, will provide "vision and
guidance" to "encourage the development of whatever commercial and
open standard components are needed on top of Linux to implement
required platform functionality" for their respective market
Open Motif 2.2 Released (Jan 30, 2002, 15:25)
"In addition, ICS has released an 18-month roadmap that defines
the next three versions of Open Motif..."
LinuxPlanet: .comment: Linux Lewis vs. Microsoft Tyson (Jan 30, 2002, 14:09)
Recent developments have given Linux supporters cause for hope.
But favorable government rulings and computer companies taking new
interest in Linux take us only part way, says Dennis E. Powell.
They let us enter the battle -- but it's still up to us to win.
LinuxPR: Olliance Consulting Group to lead Open Source Study for U.S. Navy
(Jan 30, 2002, 11:42)
"Olliance Consulting Group has been selected by the Open-Source
Software Institute (OSSI) to lead a coalition of industry vendors
in a study of open-source technology's feasibility for the Naval
Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO)."
LinuxWorld.com: The best multiple-boot utility (Jan 30, 2002, 09:09)
"My sister asked me for the easiest way to install and boot
multiple operating systems on the same machine. There are dozens of
alternatives for the ambitious Linux guru, but the operative word
here was 'easiest.'"