IT Management Linux News for Aug 30, 2000
VNU Net: Industry giants unite to form Linux lab (Aug 30, 2000, 20:22)
"While it will not create new projects itself, the lab will be
open to developers of new and existing projects that conform to
accepted open source development models."
NetworkWorld: Linux a la carte [from VA Linux] (Aug 30, 2000, 16:54)
"According to Augustin, all pieces of the various Linux code
building blocks available for users to choose from have been tested
and confirmed to interoperate with each other. The blocks have also
been optimized for, or "burned into," VA Linux hardware."
Upside: Linux incubators overcome harsh environment (Aug 30, 2000, 13:51)
"Rather than wait for a chance to buy Red Hat (RHAT) or VA Linux
(LNUX) on the inflated open market, he began looking for other
ground floor opportunities."
Wired: Joining Forces at New Linux Lab (OSDL)
(Aug 30, 2000, 12:54)
"Computer hardware giants Hewlett-Packard, Intel, IBM, and NEC
are joining together to fund an independent, nonprofit laboratory
to help speed the development and testing of enterprise-targeted
www.hinterlands.org: BT's ADSL Farce (Aug 30, 2000, 11:18)
"The connection at your end of the ADSL link, in this package,
is a USB connector and not an Ethernet connector. Wonderful if you
run Windows, next to useless if, like me, you use Linux as your
gateway machine to the Internet. USB support for Linux is there and
it is improving all the time, however, I've not yet heard of anyone
successfully using ADSL with it. Please mail me if I'm wrong."
LinuxToday.com.au: Interview with Matt Allen, Founder of Linux Worx (Aug 30, 2000, 08:47)
"Matt Allen is the founder of Linux Worx Pty Ltd, a company
which "came about from years of frustration with a certain M$
Computing Canada: Open Source Makes Big Business Inroads (Aug 30, 2000, 00:39)
"I think to some degree the danger these organizations have is
they want to be seen as highly Linux-friendly, but they have to do
it in such a way it doesn't impact their other operating system