Developer Linux News for May 13, 2004
NewsForge: PayPal API Release Aimed at Web Services, OS Developers (May 13, 2004, 22:00)
"PayPal Developer Network director Dave McClure told NewsForge
the initial three API calls are just the beginning of a series of
APIs the company will release over coming quarters..."
Computerworld: Open-Source Development Models Fall Flat (May 13, 2004, 16:00)
"Typical open-source project development strategies work well
for free software but don't flourish in commercial settings,
according to one expert..."
CNET News: Congress Mulls Revisions to DMCA (May 13, 2004, 15:00)
"Congress has taken a step toward revising the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act, which has attracted extensive criticism
over the past six years..."
Linux Journal: The Linux Audio Conference 2004 (May 13, 2004, 13:00)
"Given the necessary restrictions of publication, it is not
possible to relate more than a superficial account of the
conference, so I limit myself here to enumerating the
NewsForge: Creative Commons Highlights Final Day of OS Conference (May 13, 2004, 11:30)
"The third day of the KMDI Open Source conference at the
University of Toronto produced no clashes between open source and
proprietary advocates and started with the only split session of
the three-day event..."
WineHQ: Interview with Mike Hearn (May 13, 2004, 10:00)
"Pop quiz: which Wine developer lives in a castle ? If you
guessed Mike Hearn you'd be correct..."
developerWorks: Use Shared Objects on Linux (May 13, 2004, 05:30)
"In this article, IBM's Sachin Agrawal shares his expertise in
C++, showing how the object-oriented among us can take key
advantage of a uniquely useful interprocess communications
NewsForge: Bitkeeper After the Storm - Part 2 (May 13, 2004, 04:00)
"Thinking back to the chant 'Linus doesn't scale' and having
clearly demonstrated that with the right tools he has scaled, is
there any concern on your part that the accelerated pace of Linux
BuilderAu.com: Java's Future Lies in FOSS (May 13, 2004, 03:00)
"Australian developer Brandon Franklin says the time is now for
Sun to make Java available under a free software licence..."
internetnews.com: Microsoft's WTL Off to Open Source (May 13, 2004, 02:00)
"For the second time in as many months, Microsoft has published
source code for one of its projects on SourceForge, the world's
largest open-source software development repository..."