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Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 14, 2002

  • LinuxWorld: Linus Torvalds Answers 10 Goofy Questions (Nov 14, 2002, 23:30)
    "Here are ten questions Doc Searls, Phil Hughes and the rest of the gang really wanted answered on the Linux Lunacy Geek Cruise but were afraid to ask..."

  • Mandrake Linux Advisory: bind (Nov 14, 2002, 20:24)
    "Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the BIND8 DNS server by ISS (Internet Security Services), including a remotely exploitable buffer overflow..."

  • LinuxGuru: Structured Editing in Emacs (Nov 14, 2002, 09:00)
    "I recently tried LyX with Docbook and I think that this approach also has a lot of future and facilitates the transition from WYSIWYG to the structured way of thinking for most users. Nevertheless, it will never give you the liberty, the power, and flexibility of using a tool like Emacs + PSGML, especially if you have a programming background..."

  • developerWorks: Developing LSB-certified Applications (Nov 14, 2002, 07:00)
    "The Linux Standard Base is a big step toward ensuring binary compatibility among Linux applications, and it should greatly reduce the amount of testing and validation required for operation on multiple platforms. In five straightforward steps, George Kraft, chairman of the Linux Standard Base, shows you how to build an LSB-certified application..."

  • Computing (UK): Linux Adds More Tools to Desktop (Nov 14, 2002, 03:00)
    "Suse's small-business product, Linux Office Desktop, will ship in January, offering lower costs, greater security and vendor independence..."

  • Mandrake Linux Advisory: bind (Jun 05, 2002, 13:48)
    "A vulnerability was discovered in the BIND9 DNS server in versions prior to 9.2.1..."