Developer Linux News for Feb 27, 2004
LinuxPlanet: Choices in Embedded Linux: Commercial or Roll Your Own (Feb 27, 2004, 23:00)
"...[T]here are many other commercial solutions already on the
market in the embedded Linux space. There's also the 'roll your
own' approach, relying on 'free' open source components. So what's
the best route for a developer to take...?"
CRN: Sun Is Mum On IBM Pitch For Open-Source Java (Feb 27, 2004, 18:00)
"Sun Microsystems on Thursday said it had nothing to say for now
on IBM's call for discussions on making Java technology open
Sydney Morning Herald: Fyodor Pulls Nmap from SCO Products (Feb 27, 2004, 14:30)
"One of the best-known network security scanners will no longer
be available with the SCO Group's products, with its developer
saying he had terminated the company's rights to redistribute any
version of the program with its products..."
NewsForge: A Signature Program for Email and News (Feb 27, 2004, 10:00)
"But either way, no matter how great a quote may be, after
awhile I get bored with it. That's why I finally decided to
automate the process..."
developerWorks: Fixing the Java Memory Model, Part 1 (Feb 27, 2004, 05:30)
"Several serious flaws were found in the original JMM, resulting
in some surprisingly difficult semantics for concepts that were
supposed to be simple, like volatile, final, and
Release Digest: KDE, February 26, 2004 (Feb 27, 2004, 05:00)
Today's KDE app: KWlanInfo 0.8.
Release Digest: GNOME, February 26, 2004 (Feb 27, 2004, 05:00)
Today's GNOME app: Dasher 3.2.4
DistroWatch: Distributions, February 26, 2004 (Feb 27, 2004, 05:00)
Today's distrbutions: Damn Small Linux 0.6.1 and Quantian
NewsForge: IBM, Sun Meeting to Discuss Open Source Java (Feb 27, 2004, 02:30)
"Sun Microsystems is moving quicker than it originally said it
would to respond to IBM's challenge that it set Java free in the
open source world..."
InfoWorld: Real Software Boosts Windows-Linux Migration (Feb 27, 2004, 02:30)
"Real Software is adding the ability to migrate Windows
applications to Linux in an upgrade of the company's Realbasic