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Linux Weekly News for October 18, 2001

Oct 18, 2001, 13:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)

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The LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 18, 2001 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front Page: Liberty Alliance, Half-free licenses, W3C update.
  • Security: Aleph1 passes the Bugtraq baton, Microsoft against disclosure.
  • Kernel: News from the VM front; fun with module symbols.
  • Distributions: The Common Linux Installer Group; Progeny Debian is no more.
  • Development: Open Source BIOS Projects, MySQL 4.0, Samba 2.2.2, GNU Bayonne telephone system, new Mozilla and Galeon, Manta fast Java compiler.
  • Commerce: SafeDisc LT copy protection comes to Linux; Trolltech releases Qt 3.0; Navy to Test the Water With Open-Source Software.
  • History: Jonathan Postel dies; LinuxToday acquired by Internet.com; Sun released Open Office.
  • Letters: 2.5, ending the monopoly.

...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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