Developer Linux News for Dec 15, 2004
Open Source For Windows? (Dec 15, 2004, 23:30)
Aaron Seigo has sharp concerns about porting open source
projects to Windows, as noted in a recent blog entry. At ONLamp,
Todd Ogasawara has his own brief take on the issue.
NewsForge: Linux Bangalore/2004: Hackers Galore (Dec 15, 2004, 22:45)
"Linux Bangalore/2004, India's biggest tech-fest for free and
open source software was held in Bangalore, the country's IT hub,
ITBusiness.ca: Seneca College Takes Open Source Into the Classroom (Dec 15, 2004, 18:15)
"Seneca College in Toronto will work with a local software
developer to move a network management tool for Linux to the open
CNET News: Firefox Ad Readied as Market Share Increases (Dec 15, 2004, 15:15)
"The Mozilla group expects to run a thank-you ad in the New York
Times by Christmas as new market share numbers showed continued
progress against Microsoft..."
UK Firms Support on EU Patent Proposal, Meets with Irked Developers (Dec 15, 2004, 14:30)
The UK is supportive of the proposed EU patent directive, but
also denies it wpuld create a US-like patent system. Articles from
vnunet and ZDNet UK detail a meeting yesterday at the Department of
Trade and Industry between government supporters and angry
KernelTrap: Time Sliced CFQ With IO Priorities (Dec 15, 2004, 05:30)
"Jens Axboe offered a patch that introduces basic IO priority
support for his time sliced CFQ IO scheduler..."
Release Digest: KDE, December 14, 2004 (Dec 15, 2004, 04:45)
Today's KDE apps: qGO 1.0.0, Yammi 1.2-rc, Krusader 1.51, Kuote
(Fortune Frontend / Fish Applet) 0.9.2, KD Executor 2.0.3,
KrawlSite 0.3, and Apollon 1.0.1.
Release Digest: GNOME, December 14, 2004 (Dec 15, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNOME apps: Gnome-Themer 2.0, gospy-applet 0.5.2, Gnome
Screen Ruler 0.5, gscore 0.0.8, LiVES 0.9.1, Aegis Virus Scanner
0.1.1, and gExec 0.2.
Release Digest: Distributions, December 14, 2004 (Dec 15, 2004, 04:45)
Today's distribution: SAM Xmas Fun 2004.