Developer Linux News for Sep 25, 2007
Survey: Developers Slow to Adopt GPLv3 (Sep 25, 2007, 19:00)
eWeek: "Developers cite restrictions and a
clause forbidding patent infringement suits as key reasons..."
2.6.23-rc8, "Getting Close" (Sep 25, 2007, 13:30)
KernelTrap: "'Ok, I think I'm getting close to
releasing a real 2.6.23,' began Linus Torvalds in his release
announcement for the eighth release candidate of the upcoming
7 Reasons I Switched Back to PHP After 2 Years on Rails (Sep 25, 2007, 09:30)
O'Reilly Ruby: "I spent two years trying to
make Rails do something it wasn't meant to do, then realized my old
abandoned language (PHP, in my case) would do just fine if
approached with my new Rails-gained wisdom.."
Vamp the Linux LAMP with PHP (Sep 25, 2007, 07:30)
iTWire: "One key driver of free and open source
software is the LAMP paradigm--cleverly named after the systems it
embraces--Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP..."
The Future of Open Source at Apple (Sep 25, 2007, 03:00)
The Open Road: "So, yes, Apple incorporates
open-source projects into its products. But its adoption of open
source goes far beyond development...
Free and Open Source Software Developers Working for Free (Economics 101) (Sep 25, 2007, 01:00)
Once More Unto the Breach: "One still
occasionally hears people wonder why free and open source software
developers 'work for free...'"
Linux "Unforked!" Mea Culpa! (Sep 25, 2007, 00:30)
InfoWorld: "After much deliberation and review,
I've decided to recant my previous blog entry. I no longer believe
that the Linux kernel should be forked..."
Linux and its Identity Crisis (Sep 25, 2007, 00:00)
CNET News: "If you've been following the
current rift in the Linux community between Linus Torvalds and his
minions squaring off against Con Kolivas and the mainstream Linux
fanatics, you probably know that it's getting quite heated..."