Developer Linux News for Oct 20, 2010
Fear and loathing and open core (Oct 20, 2010, 21:33)
451 CAOS Theory: "Bradley M Kuhn published an
interest blog post at the weekend explaining why he believes
Canonical is about to go down the open core licensing route and
heavily criticising the company for doing so."
Android Gingerbread Baking Design, Video Chat Goodies (Oct 20, 2010, 14:03)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "Video chat based on
Google Talk protocols, Google Voice over Wi-Fi, more uniformly
designed icons and slicker looking Google Apps are on tap for
Android 3.0, dubbed Gingerbread, which could be released to
developers as early as this week, according to reports citing
Oracle kicks LibreOffice supporters out of OpenOffice (Oct 20, 2010, 13:03)
Cyber Cynic: "When The Document Foundation
created LibreOffice from OpenOffice's code, they let the door open
for Oracle, OpenOffice's main stake-owner, to join them. Oracle
reply was to tell anyone involved with LibreOffice to get the heck
out of OpenOffice."
The Qt Future - Mobile on Nokia (Oct 20, 2010, 12:03)
The H Open: "The H went along to Qt Dev Days
where Nokia outlined their plans for the open source user interface
framework, placing it at the core of its mobile application
OpenOffice.org: Where From Here? (Oct 20, 2010, 11:03)
Datamation: "If OpenOffice.org is to become
competitive, it needs to change its approach to developers and use
a more commercial strategy."
Debian to officially welcome non-packaging contributors (Oct 20, 2010, 01:33)
Debian.org: "Today, the Debian Project has
overwhelmingly decided in a General Resolution to formally
acknowlege the contribution made by many people who help Debian in
ways other than maintaining packages - by opening up the process of
becoming an officially recognised Debian Developer."