Developer Linux News for Nov 26, 2003
Linux Torvalds: "Beaver in Detox" (aka linux-2.6.0-test11) (Nov 26, 2003, 23:30)
"I'm happy to tell you that the beaver just went into detox, and
I'm taking the Thanksgiving weekend off..."
Editor's Note: Taking Time to Say "Thanks" (Nov 26, 2003, 23:30)
Thanksgiving in the US brings time off for the editorial staff
and a moment to reflect on what really makes this site special.
Release Digest: GNOME, November 26, 2003 (Nov 26, 2003, 23:30)
Today's GNOME app: gcalctool 4.3.22.
LinuxDevices: Eclipse Consortium Turns Two (Nov 26, 2003, 22:00)
"The Eclipse platform has been downloaded over 18,000 times, and
in two short years has spawned an entire 'ecosystem' of users and
eWeek: OSDL to Detail Development Process of Linux Kernel (Nov 26, 2003, 17:30)
"The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) on Wednesday will
announce a new initiative aimed at raising awareness about how the
Linux kernel is developed..."
CRN: Linux 2.6 Coming-Out Party In December (Nov 26, 2003, 14:30)
"'The final beta [went] on servers a couple of days ago,' Morton
told CRN on Tuesday. 'I expect 2.6 will come out in the second half
Linux Journal: Linus & the Lunatics, Part I (Nov 26, 2003, 13:00)
"The first of three transcriptions of talks by Linus and friends
during the latest Linux Lunacy Geek Cruise..."
Computerworld NZ: Legal Risks of Open Source Under Scrutiny (Nov 26, 2003, 09:00)
"David McGuinness, of law firm Simpson Grierson, told an
audience at the GOVIS conference of government IT managers that the
unique and 'non-legalistic' nature of the open source licence and
the lack of specific legal test cases create uncertainty..."
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.0-test10-mm1 (Nov 26, 2003, 05:42)
Changelog, link within.
Computer Business Review: Oracle Developers Switch Allegiance to Linux (Nov 26, 2003, 01:00)
"Oracle Corp's army of about 5,000 internal applications
developers have migrated from Unix on RISC to Linux on Intel,
ComputerWire has learned..."
Tonight Live: Lies Lies and More SCO Lies Plus I Am The Walrus, GOO GOO GA CHOOB (Nov 26, 2003, 00:00)
"More Darl, More Gates (the Comdex Keynote), Debian gets hacked,
a clueless pundit or two..."