Developer Linux News for Mar 26, 2002
InformIT: Introducing phpGroupWare (Mar 26, 2002, 23:30)
"The corporate intranet is a useful part of the networked
enterprise. Users need access to email, discussion forums, planning
and calendaring functions, contact managers, address books, and so
on. Loading groupware clients and applications on hundreds of PCs
is not only a lot of work, but can be an expensive, administrative
nightmare. A web-based groupware solution lets you install and
maintain your information from a single source. What about the PCs?
They already have everything they need: a Web browser..."
[Requires free registration. -ed]
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19pre4-ac1 (Mar 26, 2002, 19:01)
Changelog, links within.
ConsultingTimes: Inside Sun: StarOffice Rolls Out Its Business Model
(Mar 26, 2002, 16:00)
An interview with Mike Rogers, vice president and general
manager of desktop and office productivity at Sun Microsystems that
covers, among other things, the relationship between StarOffice and
OpenOffice and new revenue model for the soon-to-be-released
ELJOnline: Embedded Real-Time Linux runs NASA's Solar Spectral Flux Radiometer (Mar 26, 2002, 08:00)
This technical article at ELJonline explains how NASA uses
real-time embedded Linux to collect accurate atmospheric data at
70,000 feet. The Solar Spectral Flux Radiometer, developed by the
Atmospheric Physics Branch team at the NASA Ames Research Center in
Mountain View, CA, is a PC/104-based system running embedded Linux
plus the RTLinux real-time Linux extension.
NewsForge: Commentary: New Windows "filesystem" a Threat to Open Source (Mar 26, 2002, 03:00)
But just think -- what if there were no file formats to publish?
'Sorry judge, we would like to, but the data is not stored in
files. It is stored in a database that is an indivisible part of
the operating system.'"