Developer Linux News for Dec 21, 2006
The Oakland Tribune: DNA Found to be Nina Reiser's, Forensic Expert Testifies Today (Dec 21, 2006, 21:30)
"Cavness testified during the second week of a preliminary
hearing in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland for Hans
NewsForge: Brazilian State Struggles to Write Free Software License (Dec 21, 2006, 21:00)
"One of the aims in the drafting of the third version of the GNU
General Public License (GPL) is to internationalize the language to
make it easier to translate..."
Builder AU: Women Flock to Linux Talkfest (Dec 21, 2006, 19:30)
"Female registrations have hit an all time high for
Linux.conf.au (LCA) to be held in Sydney next year..."
The Jem Report: The Battle for Wireless Network Drivers (Dec 21, 2006, 18:30)
"BSD and Linux programmers have had a lot of success in creating
drivers for new computer hardware in a timely manner, but much of
their effort has been without the support of major hardware
ConsortiumInfo: Why Ecma? (Part I) (Dec 21, 2006, 18:00)
"Now that Ecma has finished that project and adopted the result,
there's additional data to examine that sheds some light on that
OSNews: Has the Desktop Linux Bubble Burst? (Dec 21, 2006, 16:45)
"Since then, we have continiously been fed point releases which
added bits of functionaility and speed improvements, but no major
revision has yet seen the light of day. What's going on...?"
HowtoForge: Setting Up A PXE Install Server For Multiple Linux Distributions With Ubuntu Edgy Eft (Dec 21, 2006, 08:30)
"This tutorial shows how to set up a PXE (short for preboot
execution environment) install server with Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy
developerWorks: Lazy Programming and Lazy Evaluation (Dec 21, 2006, 05:30)
"Lazy programming is a technique that lets you delay the
evaluation of code until you need the resulting value..."
IT Business Canada: Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too: Adopt Open Source Software (Dec 21, 2006, 01:00)
"Take a quick look around SourceForge.net and you'll see that
the open source movement in software development is alive and