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Developer Linux News for Nov 27, 2000

  • Kernel Traffic #95 By Zack Brown (Nov 27, 2000, 21:50)
    Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.

  • Tcl-URL! for November 27, 2000 (Nov 27, 2000, 19:05)
    Tcl (Tool Command Language) is used by over half a million developers worldwide and has become a critical component in thousands of corporations. It has a simple and programmable syntax and can be either used as a standalone application or embedded in application programs. Best of all, Tcl is open source so it's completely free.

  • Jabber: Instant Messaging at Its Best (Nov 27, 2000, 16:42)
    " to the Linux operating system, Jabber represents the most successful open-source project to hit the big time, and it's only been available for a few months. Overall, the Jabber project has shown the true strengths of the open-source development model. ... Jabber offers just the right mix of new features and wide platform support, while also providing an easy upgrade path and simplified communication with users of other systems via its transport server system."

  • Joe Pranevich: Wonderful World of Linux 2.4 11/23/00 ("Turkey Day" Update) (Nov 27, 2000, 14:05)
    "We may be able to expect a real Linux 2.4.0 before the new year (2001), but major distributions probably won't ship with it by default immediately. Also, different distributions may take different approaches to the new kernel. Features, such as DevFS and the Linux Volume Manager, may not be enabled by default in some distributions."