Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 17, 2001
LinuxDevices.com: Free Software Foundation & FSMLabs resolve GPL dispute (Sep 17, 2001, 22:21)
"According to Eben Moglen, general counsel of the Free Software
Foundation (FSF), "the FSF and FSMLabs have reached an agreement in
principal on a fully GPL compatible license for RTLinux." The
revised license is expected to be published by FSMLabs within the
next one to two days."
Debian Weekly News - September 17th, 2001 (Sep 17, 2001, 20:08)
This week: Debian S390? Alternatives in Build-Dependencies,
Personal Package Builder, Overclocking Tips, Yum, new
NewsForge: RTLinux leader: GPL violation may be a mix-up (Sep 17, 2001, 19:04)
"FSM Labs and the Free Software Foundation lawyer are scheduled
to meet later today to discuss the latest language of the license,
which Yodaiken says has 'minor problems, which we'd be happy to
Richard Stallman: Thousands dead, millions deprived of civil liberties? (Sep 17, 2001, 16:46)
"If we are not careful, the deadly attacks on New York and
Washington will lead to far worse secondary damage, if the U.S.
Congress adopts "preventive measures" that take away the freedom
that America stands for."
IBM developerWorks: The developerWorks KDE theme contest winning themes (Sep 17, 2001, 14:05)
"Thanks to everyone who participated in developerWorks' KDE
theme contest, which ran April 10 through May 31, 2001. Three
winning themes have been selected -- take a look and download your
favorite! The winners are now choosing a non-profit, open source
organization to which developerWorks will make a donation on their
LWN: Linux Beer Hike 2001 Bouillon - Belgium
(Sep 17, 2001, 13:02)
"Coupled with six days of sun and only two days of rain it made
this years event one of the best so far. A large crowd of people
assembled over at the Archeoscope at Bouillon. Much beer was
consumed and most were doing their level best to keep up with
everyone else. The tenth anniversary of Linux was celebrated in
some style. If only Linus Torvalds could have been there with
"Please make stable NON-US homes for strong crypto projects"
(Sep 17, 2001, 11:59)
"I haven't kept close track of which packages are in danger. I
suggest that people nominate packages on this mailing list, and
that others immediately grab mirror copies of them as they are
nominated. And that some of those who mirror them keep quiet, in
case hysterical governments make a concerted effort to stamp out
all copies and/or all major distribution sites."