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Developer Linux News for Jul 24, 2010

  • Perl Creator Hints at Imminent Perl 6 Release (2010-07-24 23:07:22)
    PCWorld: "In his annual "State of the Onion" speech at the O'Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON), Perl creator Larry Wall hinted that the long-awaited version 6 of the Perl programming language might finally be released soon."

  • Google executive frustrated by Java, C++ complexity (2010-07-24 19:07:22)
    Infoworld: "Today's commercial-grade programming languages -- C++ and Java, in particular -- are way too complex and not adequately suited for today's computing environments, Google distinguished engineer Rob Pike argued in a talk Thursday at the O'Reilly Open Source Conference."

  • Droid X rooted, bootloader still locked (2010-07-24 11:07:22)
    ars Technica: "Android enthusiast Stephen Bird found a way to gain root access on Motorola's new Droid X smartphone. He ported an exploit for the Motorola Milestone that was recently published by developer Sebastian Krahmer."