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Developer Linux News for Jun 26, 2003

  • The Inquirer: Engaging with the Open Source Community (Part One) (Jun 26, 2003, 13:00)
    "There are many advantages to the adoption of Open Source software. The extent to which a given enterprise benefits from these advantages depends in large measure upon how it engages with the Open Source community. Part I briefly outlines the benefits of Open Source software and development processes..."

  • NewsFactor: How Far Can Zend Take PHP? (Jun 26, 2003, 09:00)
    "'PHP has taken off so strongly because it is built exactly for dynamic Web applications, Brad Young, Zend's director of product marketing, told NewsFactor. 'That's what it was meant for from the start...'" [Link repaired. -ed.]

  • developerWorks: Mash that Trash--Incremental Compaction in the IBM JDK Garbage Collector (Jun 26, 2003, 07:00)
    "This article discusses incremental compaction, a new feature in the memory management component of IBM JDK 1.4.0. Incremental compaction is a way of spreading compaction work across different garbage collection cycles, thereby reducing pause times. The authors discuss the need for incremental compaction, the compaction phases at a high level, and some runtime parameters. They also explain how to interpret changes in the verbosegc output..."

  • Debian Weekly News - June 24, 2003 (Jun 26, 2003, 05:30)
    Community Roundup: The latest news from the Debian Project.

  • Release Digest: KDE, June 25, 2003 (Jun 26, 2003, 05:00)
    Today's KDE apps: KDbg 1.2.8, SuperKaramba 0.28, KLogWatch 1.4, and Filelight 0.4.

  • Release Digest: GNOME, June 25, 2003 (Jun 26, 2003, 05:00)
    Today's GNOME apps: Eighth release of PythonCAD, BEAST/BSE v0.5.3, Heartbeat 0.2, Conglomerate 0.5.4, and gwget2 0.5.

  • CNET News: 'Mod Chip' Design Goes Open Source (Jun 26, 2003, 03:00)
    "An Australian company that manufactures and sells a 'mod chip' for Microsoft's Xbox video-game console has released the design for the hacking tool under an open-source license..."