Developer Linux News for Aug 27, 2003
Wired: MIT Everyware (Aug 27, 2003, 22:00)
"Every lecture, every handout, every quiz. All online. For free.
Meet the global geeks getting an MIT education, open
NewsForge: OpenLindows.com: Wherefore Art Thou? (Aug 27, 2003, 21:00)
"I ran across a curious website recently: OpenLindows.com. The
name alone intrigued me..."
SearchEntepriseLinux: Perens: IT Pros Must Lobby for Open-Source (Aug 27, 2003, 16:00)
"Intellectual property issues will affect small and medium-sized
businesses just as much as large companies. It's time for the
open-source community to push back..."
ZDNet UK: Software Patent Protest to Block Web Sites (Aug 27, 2003, 15:00)
"Several hundred Web sites are to remove their front pages in
protest against a European software patents directive, due for a
final vote next week..."
InternetWeek: SCO Defends Against Open Source Advocates (Aug 27, 2003, 14:00)
"SCO defended itself against criticism by the open source
community, saying Unix code used in Linux comes from its own,
copyrighted version of Unix, not--as Linux advocates argued last
week--earlier versions that have been released into open
KernelTrap: Orthogonal Interactivity Patches (Aug 27, 2003, 08:30)
"Con Kolivas posted a lengthy and very interesting summary of
his attempts to increase interactivity in the upcoming 2.6 Linux
developerWorks: Import Content to Your Web Site (Aug 27, 2003, 07:00)
"On the surface, JSTL's c:import tag mimics the JSP include
mechanism. But delve a little deeper into c:import (or any of the
JSTL tags) and you'll find layers of extra functionality. In
addition to passing around parameters and manipulating content from
local files, c:import can be used to pull in content from external
Release Digest: KDE, August 26, 2003 (Aug 27, 2003, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Design Recovery Tool 0.3.9 and Kroneko
Release Digest: GNOME, August 26, 2003 (Aug 27, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: gnocl 0.5.11, File Roller 2.3.5, gnome-panel
2.3.7, gnome-session 2.3.7, gnome-desktop 2.3.7, GNOME System Tools
0.27.0, GDM 18.104.22.168, GtkSourceView 0.6.0, Pango-1.2.4,
GTK+-2.2.3, and GLib-2.2.3.
LinuxDevices.com: VDC: Embedded Linux Growing, But Long-Term Projections Down (Aug 27, 2003, 04:00)
"Venture Development Corp. has reduced its five-year forecast
for the growth of embedded Linux..."
OfB.biz: Why I Don't Use 'Linux' (Aug 27, 2003, 02:30)
"As an ardent supporter of the [GNU/Linux] name, I thought it
was long overdue for me to explain why I support the FSF on this