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Linux Weekly News for July 19, 2001

Jul 19, 2001, 12:14 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for July 19, 2001 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front Page: MySQL and NuSphere; DMCA strikes again.
  • Security: NIST vulnerability database; Bruce Schneier addresses the Senate.
  • Kernel: Bouncing processes; smarter memory freeing; journaling filesystems can be faster.
  • Distributions: Lots and lots of new distributions ...
  • On the Desktop: A better cup o' Java, KDE at LinuxTag and guidelines to a Linux desktop.
  • Development: PDAs as embedded controllers, Kawada humanoid robot, threading Java, Python 2.2a1, Jython 2.1a2, neural networks.
  • Commerce: Clustering solutions from Lineo and Scyld; GNUPro Design Tools.
  • History: Oracle announced support for Linux; Red Hat community stock offering; Miguel de Icaza sez "Unix sucks".
  • Letters: .NET alternatives; MySQL vs. NuSphere.

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

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