Linux Weekly News for August 10, 2000
Aug 10, 2000, 08:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh)
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Leading items and editorials: IBM's Linux-powered wristwatch,
Miguel de Icaza: Let's Make Unix Not Suck and The LinuxWorld
Conference and Expo.
"IBM's Linux-powered wristwatch drew a great deal of attention
this week after being announced on August 7. The world loves a cool
gadget, and this one certainly qualifies. Click on the image to the
right for a picture...."
"Miguel de Icaza: Let's Make Unix Not Suck. Miguel de Icaza has
put together a document entitled Let's Make Unix Not Suck, which
clarifies and expands upon his Unix Sucks! talk at the Ottawa Linux
Symposium. It tries to bring out the points that Miguel thinks were
skipped over in the coverage of his talk, and it nicely lays out
his vision for making Unix-like systems better for their users.
"The LinuxWorld Conference and Expo is being held next week in
San Jose, California. Expect lots of hype, press releases, loud
music, and all the usual trappings of this event, which has
apparently outgrown the San Jose convention center. The next west
coast LinuxWorld will apparently be held in San Francisco, where
more room is available...."