Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 25, 2000
KDE.org: The People Behind KDE: Stefan Taferner (Dec 25, 2000, 21:51)
"It all started three years ago when I wanted to write yet
another file manager and found out that there is already such a
project going on (Kde). However, the team for the file manager was
already manned, but help with the mail client was needed."
Linux Month: Interview With John Ousterhout - Author of Tcl/TK (Dec 25, 2000, 21:19)
"An interesting interview with John Ousterhout after the recent
sale of his company, Ajuba Solutions. John talks about the status
of Tcl/TK, how the sale of Ajuba affects the Language and where
Tcl/TK development is headed."
LinuxISO: A Review of "Linux Apache Web Server Administration" (Dec 25, 2000, 20:15)
"Apache Web Server Administration" is a great way to get
started, or even further your knowledge of Apache. This book has
wonderful examples of configurations that make sense and are to the
osOpinion: Open Source and 'Sexy' Projects (Dec 25, 2000, 18:52)
"One constant in the debate surrounding Open Source Software has
been the claim that Open Source Software has only a limited claim
on the heartstrings of software developers because most PC userland
software such as accounting packages, etc., is not as "sexy" as
compilers, etc. So they won't be developed, or won't develop quite
as fast as compilers, etc."
MandrakeForum.com: Thus spoke Richard M. Stallman (Dec 25, 2000, 18:21)
"When Richard M. Stallman started his programmers career, world
of programming was much different from what it looks like today:
back then, ND-agreements and shrink-wrap licenses simply didn't
exist, and sharing code was considered normal behavior."
Network World: Open source moves beyond the server (Dec 25, 2000, 14:12)
"Forrester Research says companies are overcoming fears of
relying on open source products in their networks. The research
firm estimates that more than 55% of the world's 2,500 biggest
firms use open source software...."
IBM developerWorks: Introduction to PHP - Finally, the perfect language for dynamic content & database interaction (Dec 25, 2000, 12:05)
"PHP is a scripting language that is embedded in HTML and
interpreted by the server. It can be used to manage dynamic
content, work with databases, handle session tracking, and even
build entire e-commerce sites."