Developer Linux News for Mar 07, 2005
Exploring: Bounties! (Mar 07, 2005, 23:30)
"I am pleased to announce that Novell and OSNews are sponsoring
the memory reduction project by providing bounties to developers to
help to clean up bloat in GNOME and related programs..."
Firebird Weekly News: Firebird 2.0 Call for Testers (Mar 07, 2005, 22:00)
"The Firebird Project will soon be releasing the first public
'alpha' release of Firebird 2.0..."
eWeek: Open-Source Leader Highlights Technologies for Developers to Watch (Mar 07, 2005, 20:30)
TheServerSide Java Symposium: "Johnson, who is
based in London and is the founder of the open-source Spring
application framework, showed a kindler, gentler side during a
KernelTrap: 188.8.131.52 Released, Stabilizing 2.6.11 (Mar 07, 2005, 18:00)
"Quickly acting on the recent lengthy discussion regarding
kernel release numbering, Greg and Chris Wright have begun to
maintain this branch..."
The Boston Globe: The Open-Source Key to Lasting Software (Mar 07, 2005, 17:30)
"That question has been preoccupying software designer Dan
Bricklin, who helped kick-start the personal computer revolution in
the 1980s as co-inventor of VisiCalc..."
LinuxWorld Australia: Java Object Spec Set for Open Source Apache Licensing (Mar 07, 2005, 16:30)
TheServerSide Java Symposium: "The more liberal
Apache licensing will allow users to do what they wish with the
technology, said Sun architect Craig Russell..."
eWeek: Open-Source Guru Says JCP Is Too Closed (Mar 07, 2005, 14:30)
TheServerSide Java Symposium: "While Sun
Microsystems Inc. moves to open-source its Solaris operating system
and releases key patents in a nod to the open-source community, the
company still takes a rap for hampering open source in other
Linux Journal: An Introduction to Embedded Linux Development, Part 4 (Mar 07, 2005, 07:00)
"The final article in this series describes using the Background
Debug Mode provided in Motorola processors..."
The Linux Blog: Is Linux Friendly Enough? (Mar 07, 2005, 01:00)
"Years ago, the main Linux projects, KDE and GNOME started.
Today, they are growing steadily along with the rest of