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Developer Linux News for Dec 13, 2005

  • KernelTrap: Dropping Support for GCC 2.95 (2005-12-13 22:45:16)
    "Four months ago a debate on the lkml suggested that support for GCC 2.95 would be around for a long time, but a more recent thread suggests otherwise..."

  • KernelTrap: Anonymous Contributions (2005-12-13 19:00:29)
    "Back in May of 2004 Linux creator Linus Torvalds suggested a simple process for tracking where patches originate from and the path they follow to ultimately be merged into the Linux kernel..."

  • Torvalds Re-Kindles GNOME vs. KDE (2005-12-13 14:00:54)
    In a message thread that innocuously started with a discussion regarding GNOME and its printing dialog box, Linux Torvalds weighed in with strong words regarding the GNOME interface and encouraged others to switch to KDE.

  • Mozilla Quality: Thunderbird Community Testing Day planned for Tuesday, Dec 13 (2005-12-13 12:15:54)
    "We have candidate builds for Thunderbird 1.5 RC2 and we thought this would be a great opportunity to run another community testing day..."

  • NewsForge: Smarty Templating and Presentation library for PHP (2005-12-13 07:00:00)
    "PHP has historically been a simple scripting language used for quickly developing small web sites with dynamic content. But newer features have given the language the structure and libraries for building larger applications..."

  • InfoWorld: The Changing Face of Community: Learning from Sugar (2005-12-13 04:00:14)
    "Clint said something that set me back on my heels. Of the top 50 contributors to SugarCRM's development community, 95% of them are SugarCRM partners. Think about that..."