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Developer Linux News for Aug 18, 2003

  • CNET News: Project Searches for Open-Source Niche (2003-08-18 22:00:48)
    "An emerging Web search project is out to keep Google, Yahoo and MSN honest--and improve the process of finding useful, noncommercial information on the Net...

  • SD Times: SCO Suit: No Big Deal for Linux Adoption (2003-08-18 21:00:14)
    "[Torvalds] addressed the current lawsuit brought by The SCO Group against IBM Corp., its effect on Linux adoption and copyright laws, and how open-source development protects against propagation of proprietary intellectual property..."

  • FSF.org: SCO Scuttles Sense, Claiming GPL Invalidity (2003-08-18 19:00:59)
    "[Heise's] argument is frivolous, by which I mean that it would be a violation of professional obligation for Mr Heise or any other lawyer to submit it to a court. If it were true, no copyright license could permit the licensee to make multiple copies of the licensed program..."

  • VNUnet: Linux 'Easily' Recompiled to Dump SCO (2003-08-18 18:00:59)
    "Provided that support contracts allow it, modules could be replaced by alternatives that do not infringe SCO's copyrights, ensuring that levels of functionality are maintained..."

  • Community: Open Source in Oregon Fight Reaches Critical Juncture (2003-08-18 12:00:00)
    "MWVLUG's coordinator, Cooper Stevenson, has asked Linux Today to post this detailed history of events surrounding the battle to get open source software legislation enacted in the Beaver State in an effort to raise public awareness for the campaign..."

  • developerWorks: Network Programming with the Twisted Framework, Part 3 (2003-08-18 07:00:00)
    "In the previous installment of this series, David [Mertz] looked at some higher-level techniques for writing Web services, including serving dynamic pages using the .rpy extension. In this article, he moves on to look at dynamic Web serving, and how to generate dynamic Web pages using the Woven application for templating pages..."

  • Kernel Traffic #228 by Zack Brown (2003-08-18 05:00:45)
    Community Roundup: The latest message traffic from the Linux kernel mailing list.

  • GNUe Traffic #93 by Peter Sullivan (2003-08-18 05:00:30)
    Community Roundup: The latest news from the GNUe project.

  • Release Digest: KDE, August 17, 2003 (2003-08-18 05:00:15)
    This weekend's KDE apps: Klipart Stencil Collections 20030815, KOffice 1.3beta3, KSlide 1.0, and kArchiveur 3.0.5.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, August 17, 2003 (2003-08-18 05:00:00)
    This weekend's GNOME apps: Straw 0.19, Rhythmbox 0.5.0, General Applet Interface Library 0.5.0pre1, sussen 0.5.3, CVSGnome Build Script 0.4.4, GHome Mover 0.12, and The GNOME XML toolkit 2.5.10.