Developer Linux News for Feb 23, 2005
NewsForge: Project GNUtemberg: A Free Software Print-on-Demand Project (Feb 23, 2005, 22:00)
"Sometimes it would be great to have paper copies of a manual
that was never printed, or whose publication stopped long ago due
to lack of demand..."
CNET News: Microsoft May Offer Peek at SQL Server Code (Feb 23, 2005, 21:15)
"Will the software industry's wave of open-source databases
spill onto Microsoft's turf...?"
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.30-pre2 (Feb 23, 2005, 21:15)
Incremental changelog, link within.
PC Pro: Open Source Not Running Short of Developers (Feb 23, 2005, 17:30)
"Open-source has gained so much momentum of late that one might
ask where all the developers needed for these new projects are
Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.11-rc4-mm1 (Feb 23, 2005, 15:15)
Changelog, link within.
NewsForge: Year-Long Italian Programming Tournament Announces Winners (Feb 23, 2005, 12:15)
"The winners of the first Italian Open Source Contest were
officially announced on February 9 in Milan, during the
Infosecurity and Storage Expo Italia 2005..."
Mercury News/Bradenton Herald: Sprinting for Open Source (Feb 23, 2005, 11:30)
"So, there they were, lovers of the open source software Plone,
coding as fast as their fingers would fly in what those in the know
call a sprint. Five straight days of near-non-stop coding..."
QGIS Community: Interview with Tyler Mitchell (Feb 23, 2005, 10:00)
"As I dug into the roots of OSS GIS, I found a tremendous group
of programmers. I was really encouraged to see so many Canadians
involved with the tools I was using, that was a bonus..."
Exploring: The Memory Problem (Feb 23, 2005, 08:30)
"What started out as a blog posting showing the memory
improvement between GTK+ 2.4 and HEAD, turned into a full fledged
desktop wide optimization project..."
Tuxme.com: Freedom in Software (Feb 23, 2005, 01:00)
"What exactly is the value of software such as GNU/Linux? This
article takes a look at the value of freedom in software, how it
relates to open source software and Linux in particular, and why it
is something we should all take note of..."