Developer Linux News for Sep 10, 2010
Great News for MonoTouch Users (Sep 10, 2010, 23:02)
Tirania: "Apple has removed the restrictions
that were introduced earlier this year (the famous section 3.3.1).
Open Source Community Types (Sep 10, 2010, 20:02)
Computerworld UK: "When people say "community"
it's important to work out just who they mean, as there is no
single "open source community" - it's a meta-community built from
many kinds of communities."
7 Mozilla Labs Projects You Might Not Know About (Sep 10, 2010, 19:32)
Tech Drive-in: " Mozilla Labs is what it name
stands for. A place where people come together virtually to produce
creative works mostly web based technologies. Mozilla Labs hosts a
number of popular projects and involves active community
The kernel column #91 by Jon Masters (Sep 10, 2010, 16:32)
Linux User and Developer: "In this months
kernel column John Masters discusses another eventful kernel cycle,
not to mention the latest round of Linus Torvald (justified?)
rants, the Kernel Summit 2010 and some pretty intense
Launching the Revolution: Kickoff's redesign ideas (Sep 10, 2010, 13:32)
openSUSE Revolution: "The launcher menu paradox
has almost been around ever since graphical environments were
created. They provided a simple method through which users could
access their applications pertaining to a particular task."
The 6 dimensions of Open Source (Sep 10, 2010, 12:32)
Seeing the fnords: "Why do people choose to
participate in Open Source ? It's always a mix of various reasons,
so let's try to explore and classify them."
A licensing change for syslog-ng (Sep 10, 2010, 10:32)
LWN.net: "Many have criticized syslog-ng, a
replacement for the syslog logging daemon with many additional
features, for not being open enough. Syslog-ng has a closed-source
commercial version and keeps the entire code base under a single
copyright by requiring copyright transfer for contributions, which
has been a sore spot in the eyes of many people."
Some numbers and thoughts on the stable kernels (Sep 10, 2010, 01:32)
LWN.net: "Much attention goes toward mainline
kernel releases, but relatively few users are actually running
those kernels. Instead, they run kernels provided by their
distributors, and those kernels, in turn, are based off the stable
kernel series. The practice of releasing stable kernels has been
going for well over five years now, so perhaps it's time to look
back at how it has been going."