Developer Linux News for Sep 17, 2004
Editor's Note: What Matters Most (Sep 17, 2004, 23:30)
Technology is good, code it good, but what may really wrinkle
Redmond's domination plans is a good old piece of paper.
Groklaw: Dr. Randall Davis's 2nd Declaration--I Found No Identical or Similar Code (Sep 17, 2004, 21:15)
"If you had any lingering doubt as to whether SCO might have
found some infringing code, I think this will dispel it..."
VNUnet: Database Makes Peace Between Linux and Windows (Sep 17, 2004, 19:00)
"US Linux firm Gupta Technologies has released an embedded Linux
database that it claims will allow easy transition of applications
from a Microsoft Windows environment to the Linux platform..."
Furthermore...: Warning Issued to Users of Popular Software Application (Sep 17, 2004, 17:30)
"The following is an Open Letter from Furthermore, Inc. to the
Open Source and Technology Community Regarding the Misappropriation
of Intellectual Property..."
Linux Journal: Coverage Measurement and Profiling (Sep 17, 2004, 07:00)
"In this article, I introduce the general ideas of coverage
measurement and of performance profiling, along with the standard
GNU tools (gcov and gprof) used in these two techniques..."
KernelTrap: Making The BKL Preemptable (Sep 17, 2004, 05:30)
"Continuing his effort to minimize latency in the 2.6 kernel,
Ingo Molnar offered a patch to 'get rid of Linux's Big Kernel Lock
as we know it today...'"
Release Digest: KDE, September 16, 2004 (Sep 17, 2004, 04:45)
Today's KDE apps: kdiary-plugin for kontact 0.1, Addressbook
light 1.1.1, TreeLine 0.9.1, Webfax 0.2, KdeAM 1.3, and OpenCase
Release Digest: GNOME, September 16, 2004 (Sep 17, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNOME apps: GARNOME 2.8.0 and gnome-themes 2.8.0.
eWeek: Linux Standard Base Is Exactly What Platform Needs (Sep 17, 2004, 01:00)
"If Linux is to grow into the enterprise, its developers must
cling to the Linux Standard Base like a devout Catholic to the