Developer Linux News for Jan 20, 2010
The Importance of Legal Innovation (Jan 20, 2010, 23:33)
Zemlin's blog: "As we continue to innovate at
the technical level it is equally important to discuss innovative
legal concepts to allow the unfettered deployment and development
of free and open source software."
LCA 2010: How FOSS spreads to the home (Jan 20, 2010, 21:33)
IT Wire: "Shane Geddes is one of the first
batch of students to enrol in New Zealand's first high school that
uses only free and open source software - the Albany Senior High
School in Auckland."
75% of Linux code now written by paid developers (Jan 20, 2010, 20:33)
APC mag: "Forget lofty ideals about the
open-source community: most Linux kernel code is written by paid
developers at major corporations."
Kernel contributor says Linux community 'can be intimidating' (Jan 20, 2010, 19:33)
Computerworld: "A key Linux kernel contributor
has admitted the developer community can be intimidating and hard
to break into."
Google patents Map/Reduce (Jan 20, 2010, 18:03)
The H Open: "Like other responsible, innovative
companies, Google files patent applications on a variety of
technologies it develops."
Open Source Expert Joins CompTIA's Board (Jan 20, 2010, 15:33)
The VAR Guy: "CompTIA --- a large association
serving the IT channel --- has longstanding relationships with
Microsoft and the traditional software industry. But one of
CompTIA's new board members could help to drive open source
solutions across the IT channel."
LCA 2010: an encounter with the other Andrew (Jan 20, 2010, 13:03)
IT Wire: "diggredditstumbleupon Andrew Bartlett
is the other Andrew. He's a team member of the famous Samba
project, the brain child of the original Andrew - Tridgell."
Health Check: Moonlight (Jan 20, 2010, 12:03)
The H Open: "Moonlight was written in three
weeks in June of 2007 by a group of Mono developers working round
the clock to fulfil a promise made by Miguel de Icaza. Their aim:
to demonstrate Silverlight running on Linux at Microsoft's ReMIX
conference show in Paris in the summer of that year."
Increase Site Traffic by Including Multi-language Content in Your Web Page
(Jan 20, 2010, 06:03)
Webreference: "Want to give your website a more
broad appeal and increase readership? Who doesn't?! According to a
recent article on the www.ragan.com site, Ohio State University
Medical Center's website accumulated thousands of additional views
in the months following the inclusion of Chinese, Russian, Somali
and Spanish content."