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Linux Advanced Routing & Traffic Control HOWTO. The Linux Advanced Routing & Traffic Control HOWTO team announced the creation of a mailing list dedicated to discussion of the topic of their HOWTO.
Proceedings: Open source software in the space business. A conference entitled "The role of open source software in the space business: technical issues, use guidance, legal implications" was held on October 5 in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The proceedings from the conference are now available on line. The contents of several talks are available, though most are in PDF format. (Thanks to Bernard Lang and Stéfane Fermigier).
JavaPlus Comes to San Jose. JavaPlus opens October 29 in San Jose, California. This event offers keynote presentations, panel discussions, developer workshops, technical briefings and an Exhibit Hall.
Open Source Development Network. Two open source developers, Bruce Momjian and Tom Lane, both from Great Bridge LLC, will keynote the Open Source Database Summit, hosted by the Open Source Development Network, October 30 and 31 in San Jose, California.
Linux Expo Keynotes announced. Linux Expo Canada has announced their keynote speakers for their October 31st sessions. Speakers from Oracle, Red Hat, MandrakeSoft, and the Free Software Foundation are scheduled to talk. Here's a separate announcement about ParaSoft CTO, Marc Campbell. He will present "How to Create a More Effective Development Process".
Linux TechTracks at Bangalore (India) IT.COM 2000. Linux TechTracks is a series of almost 30 talks delivered by Linux Community members about various aspects of Linux and its usage. "The TechTracks address technical, corporate and "newbie" audiences, and will run from November 1-4 (both days inclusive). The schedule is available online at http://itcom.linux-india.org."
The Linux Game Tome Shows ShowMeLinux How the Game is Played. ShowMeLinux announced the addition of Linux Game Tome to their team. Linux Game Tome will be authoring ShowMeLinux's 'Game Room'. The Game Room is a column offering a monthly review of new or upgraded Linux games.
BountyQuest Launches Internet Destination. BountyQuest has launched a high-stakes knowledge marketplace at www.BountyQuest.com that rewards individuals across the globe for what they know and helps companies settle critical patent disputes more quickly and cost-effectively. Site backers include Jeff Bezos and Tim O'Reilly.
YourWriters.com. Here's a web site that will help you find technology/business writers.
InformIT Adds Live Expert Consultations. EXP.com, an online marketplace for expert advice and services, announced it has teamed with InformIT to provide personalized answers to specific technology and business questions on InformIT's Web site.
User Group News
Linux Users Group of Davis donates books. LUGOD will be donating a collection of Linux- and Unix-related books to the Davis branch of the Yolo County Library on Saturday, October 28th, 2000. Following that event, LUGOD will be demonstrating the Linux operating system at Border's Books.
LUG Events: October 26 - November 9, 2000.
October 26, 2000
Here are this week's Freshmeat software announcements. Freshmeat now offers the announcements sorted in two different ways: