Developer Linux News for Aug 16, 2007
Will Ruby Kill PHP? (Aug 16, 2007, 20:00)
KillerPHP: "With the recent rise in popularity
of the Ruby programming language (largely driven by the excellent
but not perfect web framework called Rails), I've noticed a little
fear in the air..."
Linux: The Original Process Scheduler (Aug 16, 2007, 18:00)
KernelTrap: "In a June of 1992 posting to the
linux-activists mailing list, Linus Torvalds described the original
The Future of Lightning... After the Thunderbird Announcement (Aug 16, 2007, 17:30)
Calendar Weblog: "Since Thunderbird is the base
application for our main application/extension (Lightning), a lot
of people have asked us, whether we would continue to work on
Lightning as a Thunderbird extension..."
Second and Final AGPL Draft Released (Aug 16, 2007, 15:30)
LWN: "The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today
released the second discussion draft of the GNU Affero General
Public License (GNU AGPL)..."
Mozilla Plans 24-hour Developer Conference (Aug 16, 2007, 15:00)
vnunet: "Mozilla is to host a 24-hour web
conference to develop new ideas for open source coding..."
Linus Torvalds: "Linux Is Much Bigger Than Me!" (Aug 16, 2007, 14:00)
OpenContent: "Anyway, without further ado,
here's Linus Torvalds: blunt, excellent and descriptive..."
Linux 22.214.171.124 [Released] (Aug 16, 2007, 12:30)
LWN: "This release has a few bugfixes so all
users of the 2.6.22 series are encouraged to update to it..."
Peer-to-Patent Pilot Steers Toward Change (Aug 16, 2007, 09:45)
Linux.com: "On June 15, the New York Law
School's Institute for Information Law and Policy, in cooperation
with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, launched the
Peer-to-Patent community patent review pilot program..."
Kernel Space: Once Upon atime (Aug 16, 2007, 09:00)
LinuxWorld: "Among the metadata maintained by
most filesystems is the last file access time, or 'atime.' This
time can be a useful value to have--it lets an administrator (or a
program) know when a file was last used..."
Linux: Determining Maintainers (Aug 16, 2007, 07:30)
KernelTrap: "In an overwhelmingly large series
of 556 patches, Joe Perches attempted to track down maintainers for
a significant number of files within the Linux kernel source