Developer Linux News for Sep 09, 2003
CNET News: Study: Windows Cheaper Than Linux (Sep 09, 2003, 16:00)
"A Microsoft-commissioned study has found that companies could
save up to 28 percent by developing certain programs with Windows
instead of Linux, the software company plans to announce on
CNET News: SCO Warns Open-Source Community (Sep 09, 2003, 13:00)
"Open-source software supporters need to do a better job of
policing themselves as developers and activists, according to Darl
McBride, CEO of controversial Unix seller SCO Group..." Links to
this article and an open letter from Darl McBride to the open
source community within.
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.0-test5-mm1 (Sep 09, 2003, 12:55)
Changelog, link within.
eWeek: Will Linux Luminary 'Shred' SCO's Unix Claims? (Sep 09, 2003, 12:54)
"But [Raymond] did admit that 'I am grinning a grin that should
frighten the thieves and liars at SCO out of a week's
NewsForge: Politics in Free Software (Sep 09, 2003, 11:00)
"When he added a line crediting the United States Army to four
of his applications, Neil Stevens created a small storm in the KDE
community; politics, people said, was not to interfere with KDE,
and his credit was removed..."
developerWorks: Data Visualization Using Perl/Tk (Sep 09, 2003, 08:30)
"Generating a visual representation is often the best way to
understand large data sets, but standard tools such as gnuplot
often fall short. This article shows how to use Perl/Tk, the
standard GUI toolkit for Perl, to quickly build custom plotting and
PostgreSQL Weekly News - September 4, 2003 (Sep 09, 2003, 07:00)
Community Roundup: The latest news from the
MozillaQuest: Young People Are The Future of Linux (Sep 09, 2003, 05:30)
"What piqued my interest then, and piques it now, is that here
is a computer science major, in his senior year, that did not seem
all that familiar with Linux and open-source software..."
Release Digest: KDE, September 8, 2003 (Sep 09, 2003, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: knoda 0.6.1test2, KBarcode 1.5.0, Pyamp 0.1.1,
qGo 0.1.1, LabPlot 1.2.0, Design Recovery Tool 0.4.0, KAlarm2
0.9.5, K3Guitune 0.3.1, BasKet 0.3.0, and TuxSaver 0.9.
Release Digest: GNOME, September 8, 2003 (Sep 09, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: ooo-build-1.1.39, PyGtkGLExt 0.99.2, GGV
2.4.0, GnomeMeeting 0.98.4, Epiphany 1.0, GOK 0.8.0, General GNOME
User Documentation 2.4.0, pppcost 0.3, pppcost 0.2.1, and
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.0-test5 (Sep 09, 2003, 00:40)
Changelog, links within.