Developer Linux News for Apr 26, 2005
The Inquirer: Campaign to Make OS/2 Open Source Begins (Apr 26, 2005, 17:00)
"A campaign has kicked off to get the source code for some old
operating system, named OS/2, levered open..."
ZDNet UK: Fortinet Settles GPL Violation Suit (Apr 26, 2005, 16:30)
"Fortinet has decided that complying with the GPL is a
relatively small price to pay for using the Linux kernel in its
ZDNet: Can an Open Source Project Get Acquired? One Just Did (Apr 26, 2005, 16:00)
"Here's a wrinkle that many devotees of open source either don't
know about, or don't talk about..."
Groklaw: More Evidence Project Monterey Partners Knew Linux Was the Future (Apr 26, 2005, 14:30)
"...[N]ot only did IBM know that Linux was the future, and that
Project Monterey was merely an upgrade path to Linux, so did
everyone else, including SCO. Which SCO? Both of them..."
internetnews.com: New Debian Project Leader Takes Charge (Apr 26, 2005, 13:45)
"Guiding a major software operating system is not often a
democratic act, even within the open source movement. But Debian
GNU/Linux is an exception..." [Note: This story marks the
60,000th article posted on Linux Today. -ed.]
Developer.com: A Crash Course in Subversion (Apr 26, 2005, 08:30)
"If you're already familiar with version control, Subversion is
reasonably simple to use..."
developerWorks: The Buzz About Apache Beehive (Apr 26, 2005, 05:30)
"This article shows how to get started with Beehive and offers a
sneak preview of Pollinate, an Eclipse plug-in that creates Beehive
Ping Wales: Linux Vs Free Software (Apr 26, 2005, 02:30)
"These include the rights to run, modify and redistribute either
the original or modified versions of the code..."
Groklaw: The Daemon, the Gnu and the Penguin, Ch. 4 & 5 (Apr 26, 2005, 01:00)
"In Chapter 1, I mentioned CTSS and ITS. At that time, early in
the 1960s, TECO (Tape Editor and COrrector; later, Text Editor...)
was the editor everyone used on the PDP-1 and, later, on the