Developer Linux News for Mar 31, 2004
eWeek: Should Sun Free Java? (Mar 31, 2004, 22:00)
"Lightening the license restrictions on Java might be in IBM's
best interest, and it would certainly be a boon to the open-source
community, but the key questions are whether and how an open-source
Java would benefit Sun's goals..."
internetnews.com: Red Hat Hits Road in Recruitment Drive (Mar 31, 2004, 17:30)
"Red Hat's mission to woo hearts, minds, and market share
brought it to MIT Monday, where the chief executive pitched the
Linux distributor's gospel while recruiting new talent to the open
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.5-rc3-mm2 (Mar 31, 2004, 14:59)
Changelog, link within.
LinuxDevices: MontaVista Tool Creates, Certifies Embedded Linux BSPs (Mar 31, 2004, 11:30)
"MontaVista is launching an initiative to help hardware vendors
create and 'self-certify' their own board support packages for
MontaVista's embedded Linux distributions..."
ZDnet Australia: Developer Spotlight: Martin Pool (Mar 31, 2004, 10:00)
"In 2003 he won the Australian Unix and Open Systems' Australian
Open Souce Award for his work on the distcc distributed
LinuxDevices: ARMv6 Support Added to Linux 2.6, GCC (Mar 31, 2004, 08:30)
"Embedded RISC core vendor ARM says Linux 2.6 and the GNU tools
now support the ARMv6 Instruction Set Architecture..."
LinuxElectrons: SIPfoundry Opens Online Open Source Development Community (Mar 31, 2004, 07:00)
"SIPfoundry will be the industry's premier open source community
focused on Internet Protocol (IP) telephony, messaging, presence
developerWorks: Implement Bayesian Inference Using PHP, Part 1 (Mar 31, 2004, 05:30)
"Conditional probability -- the probability of observing one
event as a result of having observed another event -- is a
potentially important factor in designing intelligent Web
Release Digest: KDE, March 30, 2004 (Mar 31, 2004, 05:00)
Today's KDE apps: ktag 0.1 and NoteBookManager 0.3.
Release Digest: GNOME, March 30, 2004 (Mar 31, 2004, 05:00)
Today's GNOME apps: gst-python 0.7.90, Epiphany Extensions
0.8.1, and Epiphany 1.2.2.
DistroWatch: Distributions, March 30, 2004 (Mar 31, 2004, 05:00)
Today's distributions: Vector Linux SOHO 4.0 RC1 and Securepoint
ITWorld Canada: Penguin Fever Hits UWO (Mar 31, 2004, 02:00)
"Four University of Western Ontario (UWO) students in London,
Ont., have come down with Penguin fever, starting up their own
Linux company dubbed Ignalum Linux..."
Institute for Policy Innovation: Has Open Source Reached Its Limits? (Mar 31, 2004, 01:00)
"Is it possible that, despite all the hype, open source is not
necessarily the best way to develop software...?"