Developer Linux News for Feb 27, 2003
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.21pre4-ac7 (Feb 27, 2003, 21:48)
Changelog, link within.
DesktopLinux.com: CollegeLinux: Learning the Linux Way (Feb 27, 2003, 20:30)
"...Jill Ratkevic speaks with Professor David Costa, Dean of
Robert Kennedy College (RKC) in Switzerland about his school's
newly released Desktop Linux offering--'CollegeLinux'..."
The Creative Penguin: The GNOME Art Duo Speak (Feb 27, 2003, 19:00)
"...[W]e continue our Creative Penguin series in a discussion
with Tuomas 'Tigert' Kuosmanen and Jakub 'Jimmac' Steiner of
Ximian. If you've ever admired the beautiful artwork of GNOME,
these are the gentlemen responsible for it..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: JBoss Founder: Time is Now for Open-Source Application Servers (Feb 27, 2003, 16:00)
"When people look at open-source, they feel like they need
permission to use open-source. That's because of the fact that
there is some porting involved. This is a problem..."
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.21-pre5 (Feb 27, 2003, 13:00)
Incremental changelog, links within.
PR: Qt Used to Develop Adobe Photoshop Album (Feb 27, 2003, 12:00)
"Trolltech has announced that Adobe System's new product, Adobe
Photoshop Album, was developed using Trolltech's Qt, a
multiplatform C++ development framework..." Press release
MacOPINION: Is The $799 Lindows Mobile PC A Credible Challenger To The $999 iBook? (Feb 27, 2003, 11:00)
"At 2.9 pounds, the Lindows Mobile PC is definitely an
affordable ultra-light laptop, but does it offer as good a value as
a new $999 iBook or even a $799 or $899 refurbished Apple
Business Standard: Linux Seen Grabbing 10% of India's Desktops (Feb 27, 2003, 10:00)
"That would mean that, of the MAIT projected sales of 2 million
desktop PCs in India, Linux would have a market share of 10 per
cent in the desktop segment..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Windows-to-Linux on the Desktop Has Its Drawbacks (Feb 27, 2003, 08:00)
"Organizing a conference around moving from Windows to Linux on
the desktop may be easier than actually making the switch, at least
that was the sentiment expressed by many panelists and attendees at
the Desktop Linux Summit 2003..."