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Developer Linux News for Jun 30, 2003

  • The Inquirer: Engaging with the Open Source Community (Part Two) (Jun 30, 2003, 23:00)
    "Part One briefly outlined the benefits of Open Source software and development processes. Part Two describes the rationale for, and benefits of, engaging with the Open Source community, and suggests a high level process for deciding to deploy Open Source and how to engage with the community..."

  • CNET News: Group Claims Linux Advance on Xbox (Jun 30, 2003, 18:00)
    "A group of Xbox security researchers say they have found a way to run Linux on the Xbox game console without a so-called mod chip and will go public with the technique if Microsoft won't talk to them about releasing an official Linux boot loader..."

  • developerWorks: Network Programming with the Twisted Framework (Jun 30, 2003, 10:00)
    Twisted is an increasingly popular pure-Python framework for programming network services and applications. While there are a large number of loosely coupled modular components within Twisted, a central concept to the framework is the idea of non-blocking asynchronous servers. In this article, David [Mertz] introduces you to this style of programming--a novel one for developers accustomed to threading or forking servers, but one capable of great efficiency under heavy loads.

  • MySQL FULLTEXT Searching (Jun 30, 2003, 07:00)
    "Have you ever wanted to search text stored in your database, but couldn't figure out how to do it efficiently? Are you lazy like me and don't enjoy maintaining reverse indexes, dictionaries, and word scores? You're in luck..."

  • Kernel Traffic #220 by Zack Brown (Jun 30, 2003, 05:30)
    Community Roundup: The latest message traffic from the Linux kernel mailing list.

  • Release Digest: KDE, June 29, 2003 (Jun 30, 2003, 05:00)
    This weekend's KDE apps: Hayes 1.3, KDE Radio Station 0.3, KAutodial 0.8.2, Bookcase 0.6.4 and Design Recovery Tool 0.3.1.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, June 29, 2003 (Jun 30, 2003, 05:00)
    This weekend's GNOME apps: Sirius 0.7.0; Epiphany 0.7.2 and 0.7.3; Devhelp 0.7; and GNOME-Applets 2.3.5.