Developer Linux News for Mar 20, 2002
NewsForge: Census Bureau: Open Source makes sense to deliver stats on the Web (Mar 20, 2002, 22:00)
"Two senior technology architects with the Census Bureau's
Internet division said the low cost of Open Source software, plus
strong support from the developer and user communities make Open
Source the right choice for several Web-based projects at
developerWorks: Interview: Linus's Latest Lieutenant (Mar 20, 2002, 19:00)
"Marcelo Tosatti opens up to Robert McMillan about the joy, the
fear, the challenges, and the rewards of being the Linux kernel
maintainer. He also talks about his favorite hack..."
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac4 (Mar 20, 2002, 17:52)
Changelogs, link within.
The Register: Why Microsoft's EU 'Concession' is No Concession at All
(Mar 20, 2002, 17:30)
"Microsoft announced an "olive branch" to the EU last week, by
offering to document the interfaces to its [CIFS] file and print
server protocols. But the offer is less generous than it
Wired News: How Coder Cornered Milosevic (Mar 20, 2002, 16:00)
A look into the darker side of Human nature and how one hacker,
armed with some free software, has helped in the case against
former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.
MozillaNews: Review: Codeweavers CrossOver Plugin (Mar 20, 2002, 14:30)
"Finally, every major plug-in on the Internet, along with
several obscure ones, are now supported under Linux..."
Arianne ALPHA 2 Tech Preview 2 Released (Mar 20, 2002, 11:16)
"Arianne ALPHA 2 Tech Preview 2 is out. This is mainly a bug
fixes over previous Tech Preview 1 release, and still lack of a
GNOME Summary for 2002-03-03 - 2002-03-16 (Mar 20, 2002, 06:04)
This week: Rhythmbox release; GNUCash release; GNOME 2 Beta 2;
OSNews: Lycoris Desktop/LX Review (Mar 20, 2002, 03:00)
OSNews features an extensive review of the latest Lycoris and
outlines the good and the bad things of the distro.
australia.internet.com: UNSW Becomes Part of HP-Backed Linux Foundation (Mar 20, 2002, 01:00)
"HP will provide $US170 000 (approx. $AU320 000) to co-founder
University of New South Wales (UNSW) over two years. The funding
will support the employment of research and development staff, and
supply the latest Intel Itanium hardware as it becomes