Developer Linux News for May 18, 2005
Community: Tech Writers Should Train on Open Source Projects (May 18, 2005, 23:30)
"Here's an idea that I think would work out well. Why don't we
get colleges who are training tech writers together with the open
source community and have them work together...?"
XML Journal: Apache, Open Source, and the Small Software Company (May 18, 2005, 21:15)
"The Apache Software Foundation is one of many open source
software organizations shaking the business world all the way down
to its proprietary software toes..."
Techworld: Oracle Jumps on PHP Bandwagon (May 18, 2005, 17:30)
"Oracle is the latest database vendor to put its weight behind
the PHP scripting language for business, with a new tool that
integrates PHP applications with its databases..."
KernelTrap: Hyper-Threading Value, Vulnerability (May 18, 2005, 11:30)
"The recent Hyper-Threading vulnerability announcement was
discussed on the Linux Kernel Mailing List. Reactions were
NewsForge: Researchers Speed, Optimize Code with New Open Source Tools (May 18, 2005, 08:30)
"The automatic code generator, which provides a broad range of
solutions to identify optimal signal processing and math functions,
spits out high-quality code that is less buggy, saving testing and
Developer.com: Taking Advantage of PEAR (May 18, 2005, 07:00)
"PHP users have a particularly useful trove of code at their
disposal, made available through the PHP Extension and Application
Repository, better known as PEAR..."
KernelTrap: Distributed Lock Manager (May 18, 2005, 05:30)
"David Teigland posted some updated patches for implementing a
distributed lock manager..."
Groklaw: The Real Value of Open Source Going Forward (May 18, 2005, 02:30)
"...Tim Daly wrote to me to explain to me what he sees as
additional value of Open Source looking at it from the standpoint
of future benefits, and he has a suggestion for companies on how
they can get the best value from Free and Open Source
osViews: KDE + KHTML + Apple + Safari + Webcore--Know the Facts! (May 18, 2005, 01:00)
"...[I]t's almost inevitable that you've developed your opinion
based on false or misleading news or comments surrounding the