Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 23, 2004
NewsForge: The Wide World of Linux Word Processors (Dec 23, 2004, 22:00)
"If you're not entirely satisfied with your current word
processor or if you're wondering what's available on the GNU/Linux
platform in terms of word processors, this article's for
internetnews.com: Opera Launches New Rendition (Dec 23, 2004, 21:15)
"Opera Software said the latest version of its browser has so
many new bells and whistles that developers decided to skip the
traditional version release and opt for a full-scale launch..."
InfoWorld: Apache Avalon Project Closes Down (Dec 23, 2004, 20:00)
"Avalon, an Apache project to build a framework for
object-oriented, component-based programming, has been shut down,
forking off into several separate open source efforts..."
CNET News: Mozilla's Lightning to Strike Outlook? (Dec 23, 2004, 16:30)
"The Mozilla Foundation is hatching yet another software project
to challenge a key Microsoft title..."
NewsForge: Building a Map Application with Calc (Dec 23, 2004, 04:00)
"If you look long enough at the empty spreadsheet, you will soon
realise that it looks like a map grid, and, indeed, with a bit of
imagination you can use Calc to create a simple yet handy mapping
What PC?: 2004 Review of the Year: Software (Dec 23, 2004, 02:30)
"Linux triumphs, but US-style software patents threaten European
IT-Director: Ready, Aim, FireFox (Dec 23, 2004, 01:00)
"In theory FireFox is a 1.0 release, and tradition insists that
1.0 releases of PC products are buggy, but I can confirm that it
Open Enterprise Trends: 5 Humorous Predictions for Open Source in 2005 (Dec 23, 2004, 00:15)
"Bernard Golden, author of Addison-Wesley's 'Succeeding with
Open Source,' provides Open Enterprise Trends with his humorous
take on What To Watch For in 2005 in the
continuously-growing-in-popularity Open Source sector..."