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EFF Broadcast Protection Discussion Group weblog. The Electronic Frontier Foundation calls attention to a "mini-SSSCA" -- a narrow government mandate sought by electronics and computer industries as an alternative to the broad mandate in the SSSCA/CBDTPA. "It's still a mandate, and it's still bad for free software. It would mean, in practice, that free software couldn't be used to receive or display digital television broadcasts."
Concurrent Introduces iHawk Real-Time Linux Multiprocessor Systems. Concurrent Computer Corporation introduced the iHawk(TM) Series 860 high-performance Intel-based multiprocessors running the Linux(R) operating system. The new iHawk systems are powered by from one to eight Intel Pentium(R) Xeon(TM) processors, each running Concurrent's RedHawk(TM) Linux real-time operating system.
Concurrent also announced its NightStar(TM) real-time software development tools for the iHawk.
'Jython Essentials' from O'Reilly. O'Reilly has announced the release of Jython Essentials, a book about the Python implementation written in Java, by Noel Rappin and Samuele Pedroni. The first chapter is available online.
Linux Stock Index for April 05 to April 10, 2002.
The high for the week was 24.06
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April 11, 2002