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Developer Linux News for Aug 12, 2009

  • A First Look at HTML 5 (2009-08-12 23:32:24)
    PHP Builder: "...the official specification expects HTML 5 to be completely functional and ready by the year 2022 - and no, that wasnt a typo, I did mean 2022"

  • Programming (2009-08-12 21:02:24)
    The Linux Foundation: "I've actually written code lately, although for some reason it's been all these stupid projects. First I needed to fix the kernel tty refcounting, then I got all OCD on the git SHA1 routines."

  • The A-Z of Programming Languages: Clojure (2009-08-12 17:02:24)
    Computerworld: "Our series on the most popular programming languages continues as we chat to Clojure creator Rich Hickey"

  • Is use of the GPL really decreasing? (2009-08-12 16:02:24)
    IT Wire: "The premise of the whole article is that use of the GPL could be - yes, that's a hypothetical - starting to slide."

  • Debian Etch and Ubuntu Feisty: a comparison (2009-08-12 09:02:24)
    LWN.net: "Based on that, comparing universe packages in etch-vs-feisty and lenny-vs-jaunty for version differences, and any differences in security updates could be interesting, actually."

  • Sun ending Solaris Express Community Edition (SXCE) (2009-08-12 07:32:24)
    Netstat -vat: "Sun is planning on ending the production of its Solaris Express Community Edition (SXCE) by the end of October. SXCE is (soon to be - was) a binary release of the leading edge of OpenSolaris development. SXCE is updated every other week by Sun."

  • Python Threads and Queues (2009-08-12 06:02:24)
    WDVL: "Python has thread support on any OS which has pthreads or Posix Threads. Threads are actually more portable than other methods of running multiple processes. For instance, as of Python 2.5, os.fork() is not supported on Windows."