Developer Linux News for Jan 28, 2004
p2pnet.net: Justin Frankel Quits AOL (Jan 28, 2004, 20:00)
"Winamp's [and Gnutella's] inventor Justin Frankel has quit AOL,
reports CNET, confirming rumours that have been floating around
since last week..." [Link repaired. -ed]
internetnews.com: Linux Aims For ISO Status (Jan 28, 2004, 16:00)
"Aiming to propel Linux to the status of an official
international standard, the Free Standards Group (FSG) Thursday is
set to announce it has folded support for C++ and Fortran into its
Linux code base..."
Community Reacts to Mydoom Virus (Jan 28, 2004, 14:30)
Spin control is in full swing as Bruce Perens asks the community
to stop cheering the Mydoom virus on, and pundits like Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols wag their collective fingers at those who approve.
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.2-rc2-mm1 (Jan 28, 2004, 13:45)
Changelog, link within.
Geek.com: LinuxWorld Speakers, Novell Decry Desktop Linux Situation (Jan 28, 2004, 11:00)
"'It works 98 percent of the time. But it's the 2 percent of the
time it doesn't that kills you.' Words from a corporate technician
describing Windows? No, it's a comment voiced at LinuxWorld..."
Computerworld: Open-Source Model for Outsourcing (Jan 28, 2004, 10:00)
"It doesn't take an MBA to know that you can save money paying a
salary of $20,000 for IT skills in India vs. $80,000 in
developerWorks: Pre-Release of Tiger Now Available (Jan 28, 2004, 08:00)
"Sun has quietly released an alpha version of J2SE 1.5, also
known as 'Tiger,' and developer John Zukowski is in the big top
ready to start his Tiger-taming act..."
FedoraNews.org: Tutorial: Blackdown Java (Jan 28, 2004, 06:00)
In this tutorial you will learn how to install Blackdown Java
for Fedora Core 1..."
Release Digest: KDE, January 27, 2004 (Jan 28, 2004, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: Planets 3D, Digikam 0.6.0 Release Candidate,
Konference, Konstruct 20040127, KAquarium, and Kst 0.94.
Release Digest: GNOME, January 27, 2004 (Jan 28, 2004, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: XML Security Library 1.2.4, gnome-games
2.4.2, gtkmm 2.3.2, glibmm 2.3.3, and The GNOME XML toolkit
DistroWatch: Distributions, January 27, 2004 (Jan 28, 2004, 05:00)
Today's distribution: Linux Area Security 0.4.2 RC1.
osViews: Intellectual Property in the Real World (Jan 28, 2004, 03:00)
"Hans Christian Andersen probably would have been baffled by the
term 'intellectual property' even though he inadvertently wrote