Developer Linux News for Oct 25, 2000
Enterprise Linux Today: Linux Wide Area Network, WAN, Communication Systems Now Freely Available (Oct 25, 2000, 22:20)
"The Software Group Limited releases synchronous PCI and Compact
PCI bus adapter software to the public domain under the GPL."
ZDNet: Office Politics (Oct 25, 2000, 21:28)
"In dumping AbiWord in favor of OpenOffice, is the GNOME world
listening too hard to the sound of money?"
Midgard Weekly Summary, 25th of October, 2000 (#50) (Oct 25, 2000, 20:46)
Midgard is a freely-available Web application development and
publishing platform based on the popular PHP scripting language. It
is an Open Source development project.
LinuxPR: PMfax for Linux is Released
(Oct 25, 2000, 19:51)
"PMfax for Linux runs on all popular Linux distributions... The
free PMfax Lite product supports fax sending and receiving with fax
modems, and it also provides the features of a simple voice
answering machine if your modem supports voice commands."
AllLinuxDevices: Weekly Roundup: October 25, 2000 (Oct 25, 2000, 19:48)
The Weekly Roundup is a summary of the most interesting items
that came across the wire on AllLinuxDevices. This week: get Python
running on your iPAQ, take a look at the new Bayonne homepage,
consider the case for embedded *BSD, and anxiously await the
promised arrival of the Agenda (they have six days to deliver!)
SF Gate: World Domination 2000; .NET and the familiar new face of Microsoft (Oct 25, 2000, 17:53)
"Now Gates seems to speak of .NET, with its multi-environment,
network-delivered programming model, as a platform itself, distinct
from Windows. And with a reported 80% of Microsoft R&D
resources now going to .NET, it sounds like Windows loses. Little
wonder, then, that Microsoft's new strategy seems so closely to
resemble Sun Microsystems' strategy of the last decade."
OpenNMS Update v1.31 (Oct 25, 2000, 06:05)
OpenNMS.org is an open source project developing next-generation
network and system management software.
InfoWorld: Sun says Java moving toward full open source (Oct 25, 2000, 00:25)
"We're not adverse to full open source [for Java]. It's really
what is the right model for that open source and where that model
is for that life cycle."
ZDNet: Kopernicus: Linux made easy (Oct 25, 2000, 00:16)
"The K Desktop Environment (KDE) 2.0 product -- aka Kopernicus
-- is designed to make Linux and Unix desktops easier to use."