Developer Linux News for Oct 27, 2004
developerWorks: Why IBM is Open Sourcing Cloudscape as Derby (Oct 27, 2004, 21:15)
"To find out more about the database, and how it fits into both
IBM's strategy and the Java application stack, we talked to Jon
Prial, IBM Vice President, Marketing, Information Management
ZDNet UK: OSDL to Work on Open-Source Code Repository (Oct 27, 2004, 16:45)
"The organisation plans to work on an open-source repository
with SourceForge which could be used to check for prior art in
software patents, but an anti-patent expert argues it will be of
Linux Journal: Revision Control with Arch: Introduction to Arch (Oct 27, 2004, 13:00)
"Whether you're moving up from CVS or getting serious about a
revision control system, here's a powerful tool that will keep
records of changes and keep your projects under control..."
DevX: Build an Object-Oriented File System in PHP (Oct 27, 2004, 08:30)
"Despite the difficulties of pinning down the terminology, for
the purposes of this article, you can assume an 'object-oriented
file system' has a specific meaning..."
Linux Journal: Reducing OS Boot Times for In-Car Computer Applications, Part III (Oct 27, 2004, 07:00)
"The final installment in this series--did they meet their goal
of a five-second boot...?"
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.10-rc1-mm1 (Oct 27, 2004, 05:30)
Changelog, links within.
Release Digest: KDE, October 26, 2004 (Oct 27, 2004, 04:45)
Today's KDE apps: eqchem 0.4.0 and Cpsed 0.2.
Release Digest: GNOME, October 26, 2004 (Oct 27, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNOME apps: cbrPager cbrpager-0.9.5, somaplayer 0.4.3,
DrPython 3.6.4, Gtk+ MySQL Command Center (GMySQLCC) 0.2.2,
DiaCanvas2 0.14.1, DrQueue 0.52.0, Galeon 1.3.18, Vex 1.1.0, and
DistroWatch: Distributions, October 26, 2004 (Oct 27, 2004, 04:45)
Today's distribution: FoX Desktop 0.6 (Test).
KernelTrap: Status Update On Open Source Friendly Graphics Card (Oct 27, 2004, 04:00)
"Timothy Miller offered a summary of the recent discussions
surrounding his proposal to create a free software and open-source
friendly graphics card..."
Mandrakelinux Community Newsletter Issue # 97 (Oct 27, 2004, 02:30)
The latest news from Mandrakesoft.
e-Pro Magazine: Is Open Source Bad for You? (Oct 27, 2004, 01:00)
Humor: "In a research study submitted for
publication in the Journal of the American Medical Association
(JAMA), Dr. Anil Prahda claims to have discovered serious health
issues stemming from the use of open-source software (OSS)..."
No *caff* idea what he's *hack, wheeze* talking