Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 30, 2000
LinuxPR: Red Hat Market Share Grows in Japan
"Red Hat Linux 7 Represents 40 Percent of Linux Sales."
The Register: Buying a Linux ThinkPad: IBM's mission impossible (2000-11-30 22:08:24)
"Shop IBM UK uses a similar comparison chart to that used by the
US online store, but there's no mention of machines with Linux
LinuxWorld: Linux education: A lesson to be learned (2000-11-30 19:49:18)
"The curriculum was ambitious. It also provided the major bone
of contention that arose among the LUG volunteers during the class.
Should a CLI environment, including some shell programming, be
included, or should the whole class be taught from within the
training-wheel-like security of a (almost) familiar GUI?"
CNET News.com: Caldera names open-source ambassador (2000-11-30 19:28:33)
"Caldera Systems on Thursday hired open-source guru John
Terpstra to be its technology vice president in a push to link the
company with outside open-source efforts."
eWeek: Transmeta's Crusoe: Who loves ya, baby? (2000-11-30 19:05:24)
"It remains to be seen how Transmeta's processors perform in the
LongRun. If nothing else, however, these early numbers offer reason
to believe that Transmeta's chip has something to offer beyond just
the niche and appliance spaces."
New Online Resource: PBone RPM Search (2000-11-30 18:44:11)
ZDNet UK: Codemorphing: Fresh as a DAISY (2000-11-30 16:45:15)
"Transmeta's not the only chipmaker with codemorphing software.
IBM Research is developing its own way to ensure VLIW chip
Journal of Open Source Medical Computing (JOSMC): First Call for Papers (2000-11-30 14:48:21)
"The Journal of Open Source Medical Computing (JOSMC) is open
and issuing its first call for papers. ... The Journal '...is an
electronic forum for disseminating information on free and open
source medical computing. Scholarly work on any aspect of free and
open source medical computing will be considered for peer-reviewed
SourceForge.net: Announcing GNU-Darwin (2000-11-30 14:19:40)
"GNU-Darwin aims to the most free Darwin distribution."
GameSpy: Indrema: Developer Diary 2 [CEO John Gildred writes about Indrema development issues]
"Still with the release of the IESDK, some questions have
surfaced from the online discussions at IDN. I had a chance to
respond to many of them on the IDN mailing lists, but I think this
article is a great opportunity for me to go over some of the more
TechWeb/Reuters: Transmeta Confirms Recall Of Crusoe Chips (2000-11-30 08:49:22)
"Transmeta Corp. confirmed Wednesday that it is working with
Japanese computer maker NEC Corp. to recall notebook computers
built with flawed versions of its power-saving Crusoe
Penguins Get Tropical? A Sign From Above, Perhaps... (2000-11-30 08:19:38)
"Like these lost little penguins, Linux finds itself popping up
in the strangest places, and at the strangest times."
European-Patent-Office.org: Decision on Software Patents (2000-11-30 07:55:23)
"First, I should point out that the Conference agreed not to
delete computer programs from the list of non-patentable
inventions. For the meantime, the existing legal position therefore
Linux Weekly News for November 30, 2000 (2000-11-30 07:28:33)
Leading items and editorials: Adobe pulls the plug on FrameMaker
and Linux and viruses.
Internet Week: Cobalt's Qube 3 isn't merely an appliance any more (2000-11-30 07:09:16)
"It's not just a low-priced small-office server appliance
anymore. With its latest Qube 3 server, Cobalt Networks Inc. has
done the seemingly impossible: turned an appliance into a complete
and viable platform."
Kernel Cousin Debian Hurd #69 By Paul Emsley and Zack Brown (2000-11-30 03:55:27)
Highlights from the Debian-Hurd development mailing lists for
the previous week.