Linux Weekly News for August 2, 2001
Aug 02, 2001, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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The LWN.net Weekly Edition for August 2, 2001 has been
Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:
- Front Page: Ottawa Linux Symposium, Dmitry Sklyarov update and
Frank Willison passes away.
- Security: Second coming of Code Red, Linux 2.2 masq problems,
and one geek at DEF CON.
- Kernel: A new event completion interface; ext3 improvements;
- Distributions: Is it time for distributors to consolidate?
Devil-Linux, GNU-Darwin, and Conectiva 7.0.
- On the Desktop: HP and the VFX market, beyond KDE 2.2, and GIMP
- Development: Python division concerns, Cluster working group,
faster C++ startup, PHP conference, new Lisp, Caml, and Jython
- Commerce: MandrakeSoft's successful IPO; Gaming on Linux takes
a VAST leap forward.
- History: William Della Croche's attempt on the Linux trademark;
SGI jumps into Linux; Caldera and SCO announce plans for a
- Letters: The morality of proprietary software.
...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and
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