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Developer Linux News for Aug 18, 2009

  • Moonlight 2 arrives and falls flat on its face (2009-08-18 19:02:42)
    Cyber Cynic: "In theory, this enables Linux users to watch Microsoft Silverlight encoded content. Of course, that begs the question: "What Silverlight content?""

  • GIMP to go (L)GPL3 (2009-08-18 17:02:42)
    The H Open: "According to the change notes for the current development branch the next release of the GIMP image editor will be licensed under the GPL3 and LGPL3"

  • In Quest of Open Source Load- and Stress-Testing Tools (2009-08-18 12:03:43)
    IT World: "I spent quite a bit of time researching Developer Tools You Don't Use — and Why You Don't Use Them. I heard from more than 30 people on every aspect of the subject, and as you might imagine, some of the comments hit the cutting room floor."

  • Novell Gets Closer to Silverlight With Moonlight 2 (2009-08-18 04:33:43)
    InternetNews: "Open source Silverlight clone gets new milestone release as it races towards feature parity with Microsoft."

  • [e|c]tags With Emacs and Vim (2009-08-18 03:03:43)
    Tip of the Trade: "The exuberant-ctags package offers some of the source code navigation features of an IDE within Emacs or Vim."

  • Google Caffeine: What it really is (2009-08-18 01:33:43)
    Channel Register: "As it invites the world to play in a mysterious sandbox it likes to call "Caffeine," Google is testing more than just a "next-generation" search infrastructure. It's testing at least a portion of a revamped software architecture that will likely underpin all of its online applications for years to come."