Developer Linux News for Oct 10, 2007
Thunderbird Still Has Potential to Fly Despite Developers Leaving the Nest (Oct 10, 2007, 22:00)
Ars Technica: "Although the goal behind the
creation of MailCo is to give the Thunderbird project unprecedented
room for growth, the only two full-time contributors have decided
to leave the nest..."
Adobe: The Good, The Bad, and the Both--The Q&A (Oct 10, 2007, 20:30)
RedMonk: "'When I see a group like my friend's
turn their back on a platform they have been working on for five
years in favor of Adobe's technology--then I am guessing that Adobe
might be on to something...'"
Brainstorming Ideas for the GIMP's Next Interface (Oct 10, 2007, 20:00)
Linux.com: "The GIMP image editor is preparing
for the start of a new development cycle, and you can have your say
in the way the next version looks by submitting a mock-up to the
GIMP UI Brainstorm blog..."
Google's Orkut: A World of Ambition (Oct 10, 2007, 19:00)
BusinessWeek: "Seizing on Orkut's momentum in
Asia and Latin America, Google moves to revamp its social
networking site and take aim at Facebook and MySpace..."
Linux Users Find It Difficult to Use Eclipse (Oct 10, 2007, 18:30)
SDA India: "Users seem to be gearing up to give
up using Eclipse for Linux development because it's too
GCC 4.2.2 Released (Oct 10, 2007, 16:00)
KernelTrap: "He adds, 'the compilers in this
release are covered by GNU General Public License version 3,'
making GCC 4.2.2 the first released under the GPLv3..."
Linux 2.6.23 [Released] (Oct 10, 2007, 12:45)
LKML.org: "Yeah, it got delayed, not because of
any huge issues, but because of various bugfixes trickling in and
causing me to reset my 'release clock' all the time..."
Supporting More Partitions (Oct 10, 2007, 07:30)
KernelTrap: "'15 partitions (at least for
sd_mod devices) are too few,' Jan Engelhardt suggested along with a
patch to try and make the mounting of an unlimited number of