Linux in the news
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See also: last week's Development page.
JavaFor those who are curious about Sun's support for Java under Linux, we recommend checking out this posting from Kevin Hendricks of the Blackdown Porting team. Sun, as it turns out, has been quite actively supporting the Linux Java porting effort.
PythonPython 1.5.2 beta1 has been released; read the announcement for more information. One more beta release is expected in early January, then 1.5.2 goes out the door for real and work begins on 1.6, which should be the last of the 1.* series.
Here's this week's Python-URL, full, as usual, of Python goodness.
Tcl/tkAnd here's this week's Tcl-URL.
The tkWorld project has a new web site at www.tkworld.org.
December 24, 1998
Another interesting site out there for those of you who think that Linux is too old, stable, and generally complete. The folks in the KOSH (Kommunity Operating System and Hardware) project not only want to create their own OS, they want to design the hardware that goes with it. We wish them luck. (Found in OS News).
GNOMEGNOME 0.99.0 is out. Although it has not been announced, GNOME 0.99.0 tarballs, RPM's, etc. are available on the GNOME FTP sites. The new version of the GNOME users guide is also available.
ZopeZope 1.9 Final has been released; see the announcement for more.