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Developer Linux News for Mar 12, 2003

  • Boston Globe: Kapor Quits Board of Groove Networks (2003-03-12 22:00:21)
    "Local software legend Mitch Kapor won't confirm or deny a published report that he quit the board of Beverly-based Groove Networks Inc. because of its involvement in a program that could help the federal government analyze personal information about millions of Americans..."

  • Two on EU Microsoft Antitrust Case (2003-03-12 20:30:17)
    Two stories, both ultimately coming out of Reuters, give conflicting views of what is the status of the European Union's antitrust case against US software company Microsoft.

  • Computerworld: Oregon Bill Touts Open-Source Option (2003-03-12 19:00:49)
    A detailed follow-up to the Oregon open-source bill: "The idea, said Democratic State Rep. Phil Barnhart, is to offer cheaper and more flexible options to government agencies through the use of open-source, standards-based software rather than proprietary applications..."

  • CNET News: Red Hat Revamps Premium Linux Plan (2003-03-12 17:30:35)
    "Linux seller Red Hat on Wednesday will unveil a new phase in its plan to profit from a premium product, introducing a new lower-priced version of its Advanced Server software, along with a new brand name..."

  • Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.21pre5-ac3 (2003-03-12 15:51:36)
    Changelog, link within.

  • OSNews: Tcl Core Team Interview (2003-03-12 11:30:23)
    "Several of the 'core team,' including the lead maintainer, Jeff 'The Tcl Guy' Hobbs, Andreas Kupries, Donal Fellows and Mark Harrison, were kind enough to take some time to respond to some questions about a variety of topics via email..."

  • Debian Weekly News - March 11, 2003 (2003-03-12 05:00:59)
    Community Roundup: The latest news from the Debian Project.

  • GNUe Traffic #71 (2003-03-12 05:00:45)
    Community Roundup: The latest news from the GNUe project.

  • Release Digest: KDE, March 11, 2003 (2003-03-12 05:00:15)
    Today's KDE apps: KGoodStuff 3.0.1, MySQL Navigator 1.4.2, qDecision 1.2, XDrawChem 1.6.7, KMess 1.0, Kmc 0.9, imgSeek 0.6.6rc1, Kvolmet 0.2p1, and Kover 2.9.1.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, March 11, 2003 (2003-03-12 05:00:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: Eel 2.2.2, Nautilus 2.2.2, Bug Buddy 2.2.103, and glunarclock 0.30.1.

  • Australian IT: States' Open Source Punt (2003-03-12 03:00:55)
    "Open source software has taken a big step closer to the mainstream, as Australia's two largest state governments have created policy units to investigate wider use of open platforms in the public sector..."

  • The Inquirer: Linux, the Movie (2003-03-12 01:00:01)
    "By coincedence, a day after it came out that SCO/Caldera is suing IBM over alleged misappropriation of UNIX trade secrets, a neat visual aid tipped up that can help IBM's lawyers counter SCO's allegations..."