Developer Linux News for Jun 29, 2004
JavaWorld: BEA to Enter Fray Over Open Source Java (Jun 29, 2004, 13:45)
JavaOne: "BEA Systems will jump into the debate
over whether Java should be made open source on Wednesday, and
comments from one of its senior executives suggest the application
server vendor is leaning in favor of the move..."
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.7-mm4 (Jun 29, 2004, 13:45)
Changelog, link within.
The Inquirer: IBM Pours Cash into Taiwanese Linux Project (Jun 29, 2004, 10:00)
"Computer giants IBM and Microsoft are both strengthening their
relationship and cooperation with Taiwanese software
Fancella: Interview with Dominic Mazzoni, Lead Developer for Audacity (Jun 29, 2004, 07:00)
"Audacity has been in continuous development since 1990 and is a
multi-track recorder, mixer, wave form visualization tool, and
editor all rolled into one..."
NewsForge: OpenMFG Succeeds with Open Source Software for a Fee (Jun 29, 2004, 06:15)
"Should a company that sells software with licenses that
restrict what can be done with the code use 'open' in its name? Ned
Lilly doesn't see why not..."
Release Digest: KDE, June 28, 2004 (Jun 29, 2004, 04:45)
Today's KDE apps: KLevelFinished 0.1.0, amaroK 1.0.1, and
Release Digest: GNU, June 28, 2004 (Jun 29, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNU app: Mailutils 0.5.
Release Digest: GNOME, June 28, 2004 (Jun 29, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNOME apps: Gtk2-Perl 2.7.3 and libxklavier 1.03.
DistroWatch: Distributions, June 28, 2004 (Jun 29, 2004, 04:45)
Today's distributions: ROCK Linux 2.0.2 and Buffalo Linux
MonkeyBlah: Briefly on Software (Jun 29, 2004, 01:00)
"Today, computer usage having grown mainstream, we have a vast
number of people/corporations out there who stake their future on
making software; and it appears that... these can be divided into
two groups with distinct philosophical outlooks on software and its
NewsForge: Paying Lip Service to Open Source (Jun 29, 2004, 00:15)
"Open source has become hip, trendy, dope, and cool. 'Based on
Open Source Technology' is used by more than one proprietary
software company as a marketing boast..."