Developer Linux News for Mar 19, 2002
FSF Announces Support of the
Affero GPL, First Copyleft License for Web (Mar 19, 2002, 23:30)
"The AGPL combines the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) V2
with one additional provision to address software used by the
public over a network. The new provision enables the author to
ensure that users will have the right to use, study, copy, modify,
and redistribute that software, by providing a mechanism for
downloading the source and restricting the removal of the
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac3 (Mar 19, 2002, 20:29)
Changelogs, link within.
Sun Microsystems: Payment Model To Be Implemented for StarOffice 6.0 (Mar 19, 2002, 19:10)
"In addition, Sun will fully support the on-going community
development process through OpenOffice.org... and will discontinue
the no-charge download of StarOffice, instead, offering it for sale
through a variety of channels. Specific pricing will be announced
when StarOffice 6.0 is available in the coming months..."
KDE.org: Qt Support for Mono is Here (Mar 19, 2002, 16:00)
"Adam Treat released the initial version of Qt bindings for C#,
which consists of 476 Qt classes converted to C#."
Kernel Traffic #158 by Zack Brown (Mar 19, 2002, 14:00)
Mailing list traffic from the Linux kernel developers list.
LinuxProgramming: Python-URL! - Weekly Python news and links (Mar 18) (Mar 19, 2002, 08:00)
All that's new in the Python world.
Kernel Cousin KDE #35 by Aaron J. Seigo (Mar 19, 2002, 05:00)
KDE is a powerful Open Source graphical desktop environment for
Unix workstations. It combines ease of use, contemporary
functionality, and outstanding graphical design with the
technological superiority of the Unix operating system.
Linux and Main: Miguel de Icaza on Just About Everything
(Mar 19, 2002, 01:00)
"And in the course of talking with him, one quickly learns that
he follows his own path in forming his views. Some people take
great offense at his opinions -- or at least at his honesty in
voicing them -- while others find him a veritable feast for
thought. No one finds him boring, and his recent interview with
Linux and Main was no exception..."