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Developer Linux News for May 21, 2007

  • A Group Conversation with Eben Moglen, Part II (May 21, 2007, 19:30)
    LinuxPlanet: "In Part II, Moglen discusses how the GPL3 relates software as services, Novell, and linking to other pieces of code. An example of how software should be managed for the public good, and a discussion of the differences between lawyers and engineers is also within..."

  • Microsoft Announces UOF-OOXML Translator Project with China (May 21, 2007, 18:45)
    ConsortiumInfo: "If there was any doubt left in anyone's mind that Microsoft will do everything that it can, and wherever it must, to ensure that ODF makes the minimum inroads possible into its vastly profitable Office franchise, the news of the day should put that doubt to rest..."

  • Patch: Linux 2.6.22-rc2 (May 21, 2007, 14:15)
    LWN: "The most notable ones are probably more SLUB fixes, and the epoll optimizations and cleanups..."

  • New GCC 4.2.0--Boon to Developers, Bore to Distros (May 21, 2007, 12:00) "GCC 4.2.0 introduces new features and several improvements for developers, but most of the distribution developers we spoke with aren't rushing to take advantage of the new release..."

  • Linux Tip: Bash Parameters and Parameter Expansions (May 21, 2007, 00:00)
    developerWorks: "In this tip you will learn how to handle parameters and options in your bash scripts and how to use the shell's parameter expansions to check or modify parameters..."