Linux News for Oct 23, 2004
Linux Business Week: IBM Tells SCO Court It Can't Find AIX-on-Power Code (Oct 23, 2004, 21:00)
"At the hearing, one of SCO's lawyers, another young thing from
Boies, Schiller & Flexner whose footwork was smooth enough to
impress even Groklaw's IBM-dazzled observers, mentioned the little
matter of SCO's days-old Third Amended Complaint..."
Linux Journal: Critical Server Needs and the Linux Kernel (Oct 23, 2004, 17:00)
"A discussion of four of the kernel features needed for
mission-critical server environments, including telecom..."
NewsForge: How To Be a Free Software Zealot (Oct 23, 2004, 13:00)
"Hint: It takes more than tacking a life-sized poster of Richard
Stallman as St. iGNUtius to your bedroom wall, although that's a
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Is AIX a Big Blue Canary? (Oct 23, 2004, 09:00)
"It's earnings reporting season. While we at Roundup tend to
avoid all things financial beyond the occasional link to more
comprehensive coverage, IBM's third-quarter earnings struck a chord
ONLamp: Gaming Hacks for Geeks, Part 1 (Oct 23, 2004, 07:00)
"In this two-part series, Gaming Hacks author Simon Carless has
selected two hacks for your gaming pleasure. This week, Simon says,
if you don't like your world, change it with this hack on writing
Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.10-rc1 (Oct 23, 2004, 05:15)
Changelog, link within, as well as an explanation of a slightly
different kernel naming scheme. (The announcement was orginally
titled "The naming wars continue...".)
Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.28-rc1 (Oct 23, 2004, 05:14)
Incremental changelog, links within.
Computerworld Australia: Free Software Comes With Moral Price (Oct 23, 2004, 05:00)
"Preaching the virtues of free software for two decades has not
dimmed the enthusiasm of Richard Stallman, as audiences across
Australia discovered last week..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: LOL Time: A Penguin�s Bite Gives Linux a Bark (Oct 23, 2004, 03:00)
Humor: "Reacting to the spurious claims about
the authorship of Linux, IT pros submitted hundreds of fractured
fairy tales like this one from David R. Meyer to our site..."
Financial Times: Why Open Source is Unsustainable (Oct 23, 2004, 01:00)
"While they regard private property as acceptable for physical
resources that cannot be used by everyone at once, they draw the
line at intellectual property, which can be copied at close to zero