Developer Linux News for Apr 21, 2005
Linux.com: Interview: Branden Robinson, New Debian Project Leader (Apr 21, 2005, 21:15)
"Beneath the jokes, Robinson had become increasingly
pessimistic. This year, he had seriously considered not
eWeek: MySQL Founders: Kill All the Patents (Apr 21, 2005, 17:30)
"The OSI (Open Source Initiative) board earlier this month
issued a statement condemning open-source license proliferation as
'a significant barrier to open-source deployment...'"
ZDNet Australia: Tridgell Speaks Out in BitKeeper War (Apr 21, 2005, 14:30)
Linux.conf.au: "Andrew Tridgell has made his
first public comments on the dispute between himself and Linux
originator Linus Torvalds over source code management for the Linux
kernel..." Plus related links to more details,
Linux Journal: Approaches to a Linux PVR (Apr 21, 2005, 09:15)
"What are the best options if you want to build you own PVR, and
what dependencies and conflicts should you consider...?"
OSDir: Project of the Week: Kubuntu (Apr 21, 2005, 07:45)
"Kubuntu is a KDE Desktop based version of the new, wildly
popular Ubuntu Linux distribution..."
KernelTrap: 2.6.12-rc3, First "git" Kernel Release (Apr 21, 2005, 02:30)
"Linux creator Linus Torvalds announced 2.6.12-rc3 noting, 'this
release is a bit different from the usual ones, for obvious
CIO Today: Developer's Dilemma: PHP or Perl? (Apr 21, 2005, 02:30)
"In some ways, it is the scrappy contender versus the tested
old-timer, as PHP and Perl duke it out to win developer
ZDNet: The Rise of the Open Sorcerers (Apr 21, 2005, 01:45)
"Open source has become far more than a movement to democratize
or free up software development and distribution from the clutches
of companies producing monolithic, proprietary products..."
CoolTechZone: Linux: Can It Be Marketed Successfully? (Apr 21, 2005, 00:15)
"But since many Linux gurus and advocates regard Linux so highly
and claim that it's in utmost state of readiness for the masses,
why is it that Linux isn't gaining any momentum in the