Developer Linux News for Aug 20, 2003
The Register: The GPL Will Win, Claims Law Prof. (Aug 20, 2003, 18:00)
"'It's moonshine! The Copyright Act doesn't set limitations on
what the copyright holder can do. But because you can make one
copy, that doesn't mean there's no way you can make multiple
Two on Backfire of SCO's "Smoking Gun" (Aug 20, 2003, 16:00)
ZDNet Australia has an article detailing Linus Torvald's and
Bruce Perens' responses to the display of code at the SCO Forum
Monday, and an article from the Los Angeles Times picked up by the
Boston Globe indicates the story's presense in the mainstream
KernelTrap: Alan Cox On One Year Sabbatical After September (Aug 20, 2003, 14:00)
"Alan Cox posted a tiny patch to the lkml removing himself as
maintainer of a couple of older/defunct drivers, adding, 'Update
other stuff because I will be away for a year...'"
developerWorks: Improve Your Development Processes (Aug 20, 2003, 10:00)
"In this new column, Intrepid optimizers Jack Shirazi and Kirk
Pepperdine, Director and CTO of JavaPerformanceTuning.com, follow
performance discussions all over the Internet, expanding and
clarifying the issues they encounter. This month, they head over to
the JavaRanch to cover discussions on compilation speed,
exceptions, and heap size tuning..."
Two R-ticles on Programming with R (Aug 20, 2003, 08:30)
Not one but two articles are out this week on programming with
R. Excerpts, links within.
Debian Weekly News - August 19, 2003 (Aug 20, 2003, 05:00)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the
Release Digest: KDE, August 19, 2003 (Aug 20, 2003, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Bookcase 0.6.6, Design Recovery Tool 0.3.8,
SynCE-KDE 0.6, and Apollon 0.8.7.
Release Digest: GNU, August 19, 2003 (Aug 20, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNU app: GNU Scientific Library 1.4.
Release Digest: GNOME, August 19, 2003 (Aug 20, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME app: Rhythmbox 0.5.1
Community: SCO Use of Samba Code Under the GPL (Aug 20, 2003, 00:00)
The Samba Team has issued a statement regarding the use of Samba
technology by the SCO Group.