Developer Linux News for Feb 20, 2003
Computerworld Hong Kong: Philippine Government Linux Initiative Put on Hold (Feb 20, 2003, 22:00)
"A government plan to push the standard use of open source
software in all government offices has been put on hold following
an order to review the plan from the newly-installed head of the
National Computer Center..."
Computerworld: Q&A: Red Hat's CTO on U.S. Government Certification (Feb 20, 2003, 21:00)
"Michael Tiemann, Red Hat's chief technical officer, discussed
government use of Linux today with Computerworld..."
CNET News: Mozilla Upstart Looks Up to Safari (Feb 20, 2003, 19:00)
"While small size and simplicity were two of Galeon's early
goals--just as they were initial goals of Mozilla--the breakaway
Epiphany project accuses its predecessor of falling into the
downward spiral of unnecessary complexity..."
internetnews.com: Lindows.com Offers First Laptop, Custom PC (Feb 20, 2003, 18:00)
"Lindows.com, the firm who developed a desktop version of a
Linux operating system to lure customers from Microsoft's Windows
OS, has designs on becoming a bit more it seems--a full-fledged
maker of personal computers..."
VNUnet.com: Whitehall First for Open Source (Feb 20, 2003, 15:00)
"The government is seriously considering the use of open-source
software in a major Whitehall IT project for the first time..."
CNET News: Xbox Linux Group Seeks Microsoft Seal (Feb 20, 2003, 14:00)
"The group of programmers working to run Linux on Microsoft's
Xbox video game console is seeking the software giant's seal of
Raleigh News & Observer: Keeping Interface Simple (Feb 20, 2003, 13:00)
"Both Mac and Windows demand more resources from the computer
than they should, while their pull-down menus and scrollbars are
cumbersome and slow. And is dividing our time between mouse and
keyboard a good idea--or just an incentive to sloppy
InternetWeek.com: Review: Open-Source Software Accurately Sorts Your Mail (Feb 20, 2003, 07:00)
"POPfile is a proxy that functions as an intermediary between
any POP3 mail client, such as Eudora or Outlook Express, and your
POP3 mail server..."
GNOME Foundation: GU4DEC - June 16th-18th Dublin, Ireland (Feb 20, 2003, 05:30)
"The GU4DEC planning committee is pleased to announce the 4th
Annual GNOME Users and Developers European Conference
Release Digest: KDE, February 19, 2003 (Feb 20, 2003, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Qastrocam 3.5, XDrawChem 1.6.5, Skylendar 1.2,
Ferox 0.1b, LinCVS 1.1.1, KStella 0.8.0, and Konserve 0.8.
Release Digest, GNOME, February 19, 2003 (Feb 20, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: Bitstream Vera Fonts 1.0 and Straw 0.16.
MeetTheGeeks.org: Lindows OS 3.0 Review (Feb 20, 2003, 04:00)
"Kick back and relax and take a tour of something that actually
works in this crazy world, and actually get to grips, with
LinuxDevices.com: Embedded Linux Consortium Launches Landmark Standard (Feb 20, 2003, 01:00)
"The Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC) today released the ELC
Platform Specification (ELCPS), aimed at rallying the industry
around a single Linux development standard for new embedded