Linux Weekly News for December 20, 2001

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 20, 2001 has been

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front: Dmitry Sklyarov goes home; 2001 Timeline and a look
  • Security: Closed source rumor vulnerability; the FBI at work;
    security resources, reports and updates
  • Kernel: 2.4 fixes in 2.5; kill() semantics; memory pool
  • Distributions: Distributions in Review – Part 1;
  • Development: MayaVi data visualizer, LPRng 3.8.3, GNOME 2.0
    API, 3D Game Apps, GStreamer 0.3.0, AbiWord 0.9.6, Python 2.2c1,
    XML Schema languages.
  • Commerce: The Open K-12 petition drive; DaimlerChrysler’s new
    Linux cluster; IBM’s iSeries test drive.
  • History: GNOME 0.99.0 was released; software patents strike
    again; The Art of Unix Programming.
  • Letters: RMS and Dmitry; Microsoft; mutt and large

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

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