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Developer Linux News for Jan 29, 2002

  • Announce: Third GNOME Users and Developers European Conference (2002-01-29 22:51:52)
    "This year the GNOME developers and users will be getting together for our annual European conference. Come enjoy with us a good time with fellow developers on the city of Seville, Spain and come enjoy with us some late night tapas with your favorite GNOME developer and a good time with friends and collaborators you have worked with over the past couple of years."

  • SiliconValley.internet.com: HP Unveils New Linux Lineup (LinuxWorld Update) (2002-01-29 21:08:16)
    "Among its wares on display at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo are Linux-based workstations, Linux solutions for Officejet and inkjet printers, Opencall software developer's kit, and the company's newest Linux-based servers based on open industry-standard technology and the Intel architecture for the telecommunications industry."

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac1 (2002-01-29 17:22:33)
    "This is just a standing still release. Most of the work was actually done by Arjan van de Ven."

  • FSF Files Statement on Microsoft Judgment under Tunney Act (2002-01-29 15:48:14)
    "Eben Moglen, board member and general legal counsel to the Free Software Foundation, yesterday filed a response to the Proposed Revised Final Judgment in United States vs. Microsoft. The FSF seeks to remove verbiage added by Microsoft that we believe would eliminate the value of the settlement by preventing Free Software systems from competing effectively against Windows products."

  • LinuxPR: Finally, printed documentation! (2002-01-29 12:19:00)
    DOSSIER's topical document collections provide a convenient new way to get printed documentation for Free and Open Source software. DOSSIER provides diverse and timely coverage, using mechanized editing, demand printing, and Internet-based ordering (via BSDMall)."

  • LinuxProgramming: Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 28) (2002-01-29 11:04:42)
    All that's new in the Python world.

  • Linux 2.5.3-pre6 Released (2002-01-29 08:01:16)
    Changelog, link within.

  • Linus Torvalds: Re: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin (2002-01-29 03:55:36)
    "One 'patch penguin' scales no better than I do. In fact, I will claim that most of them scale a whole lot worse."

  • KernelTrap.org: Linux: Rob Landley's RFC on Penguin Patch Management (2002-01-29 03:05:34)
    "Today Rob Landley issued an RFC to the lkml discussing the glaring shortcomings of Linus' patch system, which he says has resulted in the founding of the FOLK project, the creation of four other kernel trees, and other evils."