Developer Linux News for Oct 20, 2005
CNET News: Sun Releases Jini with Open-Source License (Oct 20, 2005, 21:15)
"Sun Microsystems on Wednesday released its latest Jini
development toolkit under the Apache open-source license..."
Linux Format: Eben Moglen Mini-Interview (Oct 20, 2005, 19:45)
"I think there will be minimal confusion, because there will
have been a long public conversation and there will be--I hope--no
reseller or developer or distributor of GPL software who doesn't
know that licence change is going on..."
internetnews.com: PHP Group Launches Alternative to .NET, J2EE (Oct 20, 2005, 19:00)
Zend/PHP Conference: "Zend and its partners
announced a new PHP Collaboration Project that will build a new PHP
Web application development and deployment environment..."
The Age: OpenDoc Plug-in for MS Office Users (Oct 20, 2005, 18:15)
"Software industry group Open Source Victoria has teamed up with
NSW technology company Phase N to develop a plug-in for Microsoft
Office users to view documents in the Open Document Format..."
Microsoft Talks License Smack; FSF Europe Cautiously Praises (Oct 20, 2005, 17:30)
Having simplified their shared source licenses, Microsoft uses
the opportunity to deride the proliferation of open source
licenses. Meanwhile, the FSFE gives praise to Redmond for taking a
step in the right direction. Stories within.
ZDNet Asia: Andreessen: PHP Succeeding Where Java Isn't (Oct 20, 2005, 16:45)
Zend/PHP Conference: "The simplicity of
scripting language PHP means it will be more popular than Java for
building Web-based applications..."
Linus Torvalds: Linux v2.6.14-rc5 (Oct 20, 2005, 14:30)
"Yeah, I know I said -rc4 was going to be the last one..."
Computerworld: Black Duck Makes Open-Source Code Service Free Until Year's End (Oct 20, 2005, 12:15)
"Black Duck Software Inc. is making its protexIP/OnDemand
software-compliance assessment service available free of charge
from Tuesday through year's end..."
Free Software Magazine: Working Together and Sharing Code with TLA (Oct 20, 2005, 07:00)
"...I will introduce a new and very powerful system useful for
managing source trees, tracking down changes, and allowing many
people or groups to work together or independently on the same
projects: TLA, often referred as GNU Arch..."
PHPBuilder: Creating an Online Survey--Part 1 (Oct 20, 2005, 06:15)
"In this article we're going to walk you through the creation of
a similar online survey that you can use on your own web