Developer Linux News for May 13, 2005
NewsForge: KDE Developers, Usability Experts Complement Each Other (May 13, 2005, 21:15)
"Usability has always been a controversial aspect of free
software development, but one that is becoming increasingly
important along with the uptake of GNU/Linux distributions in
businesses and homes..."
Builder UK: Wine Development Stifled by Software Patent (May 13, 2005, 19:00)
"Developers on the Windows compatibility project Wine have been
forced to abandon an important feature due to the existence of a
eWeek: OpenOffice, Free-Software Supporters Make Peace over Java (May 13, 2005, 16:00)
"A conflict between free-software supporters and OpenOffice.org
over the use of Sun's proprietary implementation of Java in the
forthcoming OpenOffice.org 2.0 is on its way to being
ZDNet Australia: Firefox Lead Engineer Scolds KDE Project (May 13, 2005, 14:30)
"Debate between Apple and the open source KDE project over a
rendering engine replacement intensified yesterday as Firefox lead
engineer Ben Goodger backed the vendor..."
KernelTrap: Cleaning Up Per The Kernel Coding Style (May 13, 2005, 12:15)
"Jesper Juhl submitted a small patch to bring the
kernel/module.c source file closer in line with the kernel's
Pilgrim: Dive Into Greasemonkey (May 13, 2005, 10:45)
"Dive Into Greasemonkey is a book about programming with
Greasemonkey, a Firefox extension for customizing web pages..."
developerWorks: Create, Deploy, and Debug Apache Geronimo Applications (May 13, 2005, 05:30)
"Get a head start in using the new Eclipse plug-in to develop
and deploy Web applications to the Apache Geromimo server..."
Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin, Ch. 8 (May 13, 2005, 04:00)
"Richard M. Stallman, though a freshman at Harvard, began
working for Russ Noftsker at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab in
OSGalaxy: GNOME Language Debates (May 13, 2005, 03:15)
In two articles on OSGalaxy, Havoc Pennington and Miguel de
Icaza debate what will be the future development language for
GNOME: Java 5 or Mono.
SitePoint: A Fresh Look at Open Source (May 13, 2005, 01:45)
"Sometimes all it takes is a step back from a technology sector
to have a fresh (or refreshed) perspective..."