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Developer Linux News for Oct 18, 2004

  • Java.sun.com: Going 3D with Project Looking Glass (2004-10-18 19:00:42)
    "Early in 2003, Hideya Kawahara, a Senior Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, had an inspiration. Recognizing that desktops had not changed substantially in 20 years, he set out to make them more aesthetically appealing and more powerful..."

  • BBC: The Fight For Your Right to Share (2004-10-18 15:15:35)
    "Ask the average man in the street what Wipo means to them and most will look at you blankly..."

  • eWeek: Black Duck Moves IP Protection to the Lawyer's Office (2004-10-18 13:45:07)
    "This is the next product in Black Duck Software Inc.'s suite of development IP tools. It will be officially unveiled Monday at the annual Licensing Executives Society meeting in Boston..."

  • Freshmeat: Critique of Where Perl 6 is Heading (2004-10-18 13:00:13)
    "The purpose of this essay is to explain why I believe Perl 6, the way it currently seems to progress, is the wrong thing at the wrong time, and why I predict (with all the expected caveats of predicting something) that it won't be successful..."

  • Release Digest: KDE, October 17, 2004 (2004-10-18 05:00:45)
    This weekend's KDE apps: KMsgModem 0.4.1, KMathsTest 0.2, KLibido 0.1, KWirelessMonitor 0.5.2, Password Creator 1.1.2, Kile 1.7, knoda 0.7.2-test2, KNetStats 1.1.2, and KPoGre 1.2.3.

  • Release Digest: GNU, October 17, 2004 (2004-10-18 05:00:30)
    This weekend's GNU apps: Findutils 4.1.20, GNU CSSC 1.00, and GIMP 2.1.7.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, October 17, 2004 (2004-10-18 05:00:15)
    This weekend's GNOME apps: GHex 2.8.1, libxklavier 1.10, and Goobox 0.1.0.

  • DistroWatch: Distributions, October 17, 2004 (2004-10-18 05:00:00)
    This weekend's distributions: Gnoppix 0.8.1 Beta 9, knopILS 0.7, Kurumin Linux 3.3, Devil-Linux 1.2, KANOTIX 09-2004-A, and Kaella 1.2 Beta 2.