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Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 11, 2002

  • ServerWatch: IDC Server Stats Show a Market in Decline, IBM in the Lead (Mar 11, 2002, 19:46)
    "...[in 2001] Linux surpassed NetWare to become the second largest operating system used for new Intel-based server deployments."

  • KDE Documentation Now Online (Mar 11, 2002, 17:07)
    " is a new KDE documentation site which features KDE user documentation for both the 2.2.2 and HEAD (updated daily) branches. The documentation is both browseable and searchable, and developers of KDE CVS apps can link directly to the appropriate documentation from their application's homepage..."

  • The General Public License: It's not just about open source (Mar 11, 2002, 14:12)
    "Attorney David Loundy's clients never meant for their database to be free software or for its code to be open source. But when a database contractor used snippets of code copyrighted by the GNU General Public License (GPL), the clients were shocked to find they couldn't sell their own software as a proprietary work."

  • LynxOS 4.0 attains "holy grail" of Linux ABI compatibility (Mar 11, 2002, 12:56)
    "Delivering on a promise made in November 1999, LynuxWorks today unveiled a major upgrade to its LynxOS real-time operating system (RTOS), which the company claims is now the first hard real-time operating system to provide binary compatibility with Linux..."

  • CEBIT - SuSE Linux to release Version 8.0 after CeBIT (Mar 11, 2002, 12:05)
    "German software vendor SuSE Linux AG will ship SuSE Linux 8.0, its latest version of the open-source Linux operating system, worldwide in the second half of April, spokesman Christian Egle said Friday."