Developer Linux News for Dec 11, 2003
OragneCrate: The Illogical Anti-Free-and-Open-Source-Software Movement (Dec 11, 2003, 23:30)
"There seems to be a whole new wave of people who are aiming to
promote greed through protectionist arguments in the high-tech
field. They argue that free software will destroy American jobs and
send them overseas..."
LinuxInsider: An Open Letter to Darl McBride (Dec 11, 2003, 22:00)
"In other words, can someone take contractually protected works,
give them to a third party who releases them under the GPL, and
then take back the new GPL code as if the original contract didn't
LinuxPlanet: Web Marketing Your Business With Linux, Part 1 (Dec 11, 2003, 21:00)
"Web sites for your business don't have to be big and flashy or
hard to manage to get your message across. And they certainly don't
need to run on Microsoft platforms. In this first part of two
articles, Rob Reilly breaks down the open source tools you need to
get started building your own professional-looking Web site with
NewsForge: Q&A with Mozilla Engineering Director Chris Hofmann (Dec 11, 2003, 19:00)
"Chris Hofmann is director of engineering of the Mozilla
Foundation. For the last eight years, Hofmann worked at Netscape
and was involved in every Netscape and Mozilla browser release
since Netscape 3.01..."
Linux.com: Linux 2.6 and the ide-scsi Module (Dec 11, 2003, 13:00)
"On the surface the problem seemed at first to simply be a bug
that was exposed in testing of the 2.6 kernel. But it's proved to
be more serious than that: it's an example of 'bad taste...'"
OSNews: The GNOME Wish List (Dec 11, 2003, 10:00)
"A reader emailed me a few days ago asking me to do the same for
other OSes and DEs. So here is my personal wish-list for a future
version of Gnome..." [Link repaired. -ed.]
Kernel Traffic #244 by Zack Brown (Dec 11, 2003, 07:00)
Community Roundup: The latest message traffic
from the Linux kernel mailing list.
Release Digest: GNOME, December 10, 2003 (Dec 11, 2003, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: libglademm 2.3.0, gconfmm 2.5.0,
libgnomecanvasmm 2.5.0, gnome-mlview 0.6.2, Conglomerate 0.7.7,
gtkmm 2.3.1, and glibmm 2.3.2.
DistroWatch: Distributions, December 10, 2003 (Dec 11, 2003, 05:00)
Today's distribution: e-smith SME Server 6.0.
DeviceForge: Intel Says "Read My Lips" with Open Source Software that Predicts Users' Needs (Dec 11, 2003, 01:00)
"Intel researchers have released open source software that is
meant to help developers create computers that can 'learn' from
their experience, using data to proactively improve accuracy and
ease of use..."