Developer Linux News for Oct 30, 2002
NewsForge: Richard Stallman Runs for GNOME Board Again (Oct 30, 2002, 23:30)
"'I've been working for GNOME since years before there was a
GNOME.' So says the father of Free Software. We already knew of his
visionary qualities, but apparently GNOME was a twinkle in daddy's
eye way back in 1983..."
Rebuttals to Oz "Open Source Legal Warning" (Oct 30, 2002, 19:00)
Two rebuttals to the Australian IT article "Open Source Legal
Warning" posted earlier on LT.
CNET News: Betting the Farm on Open Source? (Oct 30, 2002, 14:30)
"If the parallels between RealNetworks and Netscape
Communications were once suggestive, they became flagrant Tuesday
as the struggling streaming-media company followed the defanged
browser pioneer in releasing its source code to the world..."
ArabNews: Open Source Movement Getting Popular (Oct 30, 2002, 13:00)
"At GITEX, Arab News met with Dr. Khaled A. Al-Ghoneim, chairman
of the Saudi Computer Society's Board of Directors. Al-Ghoneim is
an outspoken supporter of the open source movement. Here's what he
had to say on a variety of topics relating to IT in the
Australian IT: Open Source Legal Warning (Oct 30, 2002, 11:00)
"Many developers and users of open source software were exposing
themselves to legal threats and vulnerabilities yet to be tested
under Australian law, an expert has warned..."
LinuxDevices: Wind River's Fiddler on the Advantages--And Disadvantages--of Linux (Oct 30, 2002, 09:00)
"Wind River's chairman and cofounder Jerry Fiddler has written a
whitepaper about the strengths and weaknesses of Linux relative to
use in embedded systems and devices..."
Release Digest: KDE, October 29, 2002 (Oct 30, 2002, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Gwenview 0.15.1, KFish 2.01, K ISDN Watch
01.00.05, K ADSL Watch 01.00.00, kHddLED Applet 1.0b, KmusicdB
0.9.2, KSendFax 3.0.1, Knob 0.4, kOctave3 0.6, and REBECKA
Release Digest: GNU, October 29, 2002 (Oct 30, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNU app: GnuPG 1.2.1.
Release Digest: GNOME, October 29, 2002 (Oct 30, 2002, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: Elysium User Interface Library 0.2.0 and