Developer Linux News for Sep 19, 2008
Symbian VP Attacks Linux for Mobiles (Sep 19, 2008, 21:02)
TechRadar: "Jerry Panagrossi, VP of Symbian's
North American operations, believes the Linux platform is not fit
for purpose when it comes to working as a mobile phone OS."
SGI Relicenses OpenGL: "A Huge Gift to the Free Software Community" (Sep 19, 2008, 19:02)
Linux.com: "After nine months, an open secret
can finally be acknowledged: The OpenGL code that is responsible
for 3-D acceleration on GNU/Linux, which was released by SGI in
1999, has been running on licenses that were accepted by neither
the Free Software Foundation (FSF) nor the Open Source
The Digital Car Is the Next Big Applications Market (Sep 19, 2008, 14:32)
VentureBeat: "In parallel to the Web and mobile
devices, a new marketplace for applications and services is
becoming accessible to entrepreneurs and developers -- the Digital
What’s behind GregKH’s (latest) Rant? (Sep 19, 2008, 13:46)
Planet Ubuntu: "Greg has used at least two
high-profile speeches this year (a Linux Plumber’s Conference
keynote, and a Google Tech Talk) to tear down the contributions of
Canonical to the Linux ecosystem."
Canonical CTO Bites Back at Linux Plumbers Conference Keynote (Sep 19, 2008, 13:32)
Heise Open Source: ""Canonical doesn't give
back to the community""
Revamped Perl Script To More Evenly Distribute Number Pool Match Odds (Sep 19, 2008, 08:32)
The Linux and Unix Menagerie: "It's been noted
(and I know that it's true) that the spread-system used in the last
portion of our Perl script (posted yesterday in our entry regarding
maximizing guaranteed matches) was somewhat uneven."
Setting Up Your Own On-Demand Video Site With PHP (Sep 19, 2008, 07:32)
IBM Developerworks: "This three-part series
takes you through everything you need to know to create video
optimized for the Web, as well as creating a PHP application that
will help keep your videos organized and accessible."
An introduction to API Tools in Eclipse (Sep 19, 2008, 03:02)
IBM Developerworks: "Crafting Application
Public Interface (API) and especially managing API among different
releases is difficult. Learn how to take advantage of Eclipse's PDE
API Tools to make this process easier and seamlessly integrated
into your daily development. Note that this article is specific to
Eclipse V3.4: Ganymede."