Developer Linux News for Mar 17, 2004
Pennington: Java, Mono, or C++? (Mar 17, 2004, 23:00)
"In the Linux desktop world, there's widespread sentiment that
high-level language technologies such as garbage collection,
sandboxed code, and so forth would be valuable to have and
represent an improvement over C/C++..." [Link repaired.
MozillaZine: Mozilla Foundation Open Letter Orders Unofficial Moz. Merchandise Sellers to Stop... (Mar 17, 2004, 22:00)
"We'd like to be certain that what's being sold with our logos
on is the good stuff. And (let's be honest here) it's only fair
that we get a cut, to contribute towards keeping the Foundation
internetnews.com: Shared Source 'Moving to the Middle' (Mar 17, 2004, 20:30)
"Seeing a need to compete more with the open source movement,
Microsoft has been broadening the horizons of its Shared Source
Computerworld: Microsoft Exec: Open-source Model Endangers Software Economy (Mar 17, 2004, 16:45)
"'The thing I'm puzzled by is how there will be a software
industry if there's open-source,' says Jim Gray..."
ZDNet: Sun Reluctant to Make Java Open Source (Mar 17, 2004, 14:30)
"Sun Microsystems is reluctant to make Java source code
available through an open-source model because it would encourage
incompatible versions of the software, Sun's top software executive
Release Digest: KDE, March 16, 2004 (Mar 17, 2004, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: gambas 0.91, amaroK 0.9, Konverter 0.4,
KWlanInfo 0.8.2, PiKdev 0.6.4, CubeTest 0.9.2, KickPIM 0.5.3, and
Release Digest: GNOME, March 16, 2004 (Mar 17, 2004, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: ffmpeg with tv/radio 0.7.2, pxesconfig -
PXES configuration druid PXES-0.8-9, GNOME War Pad 0.2.11, and
DistroWatch: Distributions, March 16, 2004 (Mar 17, 2004, 05:00)
Today's distributions: Aurox Live 1.4.1, Devil-Linux 1.0.5,
Buffalo Linux 1.1.5, and LBA-Linux R1 Beta.
The Scribe: Open Source Opens New Doors (Mar 17, 2004, 01:00)
From Wilcox High School, Santa Clara, CA: "When software and
technology are finally open to the public, everyone will
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.26-pre4 (Mar 17, 2004, 00:30)
Incremental changelog, links within.
Tonight Live: EU Wacks Bill- plus The Microsoft Smoking Gun, Part Two on The Linux Show (Mar 17, 2004, 00:00)
"EU Wacks Microsoft in historic recommendation, we ask the
question "is web host company part of MS/SCO/EV1 trio?", HP Posts
HUGE Numbers, a clueless pundit or two..."