Developer Linux News for Oct 12, 2005
Mad Penguin: Gary Edwards: OpenOffice.org 2.0 Leaping Over Legacy Lockdown with Clean XML (Oct 12, 2005, 21:15)
"...[I]t is becoming increasingly apparent that OOo 2.0 and it's
commercial big brother, StarOffice 8.0, are going shake up the
desktop software industry..."
Acts of Volition: Announcing the Tango Project: Making Open-Source Software Beautiful (Oct 12, 2005, 17:30)
"The Tango Project is a collaborative effort of a variety of
free/open-source software designers and artists to work towards
unifying the visual style of the free (mostly Linux)
Computer Business Review: IBM Rational to Revitalize RUP Through Open Source (Oct 12, 2005, 16:00)
"Striving to reclaim thought leadership in software development
processes, IBM Rational is proposing to open source part of the
Rational Unified Process..."
Computerworld New Zealand: NetBeans Open Source Tools Get a Refresh (Oct 12, 2005, 12:15)
"Despite the power behind Eclipse, and Microsoft's interest in
the market, NetBeans is a viable alternative..."
Linux Journal: So You Like Color--The Mysterious ^[[ Characters (Oct 12, 2005, 08:30)
"Learn how to make the text in your xterm blink magenta against
a cyan background--even in your C programs..."
Mad Penguin: Sun Microsystems' Florian Reuter: Will the Real XML Please Stand Up! (Oct 12, 2005, 04:00)
"Time to lose your funk. Web 2.0 is on the way, and the Open
Document format is the horse that it will be riding in on, and the
name of that horse is OpenOffice.org 2.0 stable version..."
Sys-Con France: How RIA Technology Can Help Linux Seize the Enterprise Desktop (Oct 12, 2005, 01:00)
"In the same way that Visual Basic created a Rapid Application
Development environment for Windows, RIA technology can do the same