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LibreOffice Developer Community Increasingly Robust

http://news.slashdot.org

LibreOffice, the community-driven fork of OpenOffice, appears to have a very healthy and growing group of code contributors. The Document Foundation has published new stats that portray the climbing rates of developer involvement both in terms of numbers of people and numbers of code commits.

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Ubuntu developer summit proceedings

https://wiki.ubuntu.com

This page summarizes many of the outcomes of the event, and for each track there is a link to further detailed notes. Please note: these are proceedings and plans, and some of these things may not get completed as planned for whatever reason. As such, please read this list as a set of goals, and not a promise of what Ubuntu 11.04 will include.

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33 german developers joined The Document Foundation

http://native-lang.openoffice.org

The past days and weeks here in the project were marked by sometimes heated discussions, about how we perceive the cooperation in the project and how we make this more willing and able. Unfortunately, this discussion has not always been objective, problem- and goal-oriented, as it would have been desirable, but sometimes very emotional.

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Oracle OpenOffice.org vs. TDF LibreOffice

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Oracle continues to be at the center of controversy despite their press release stating they will continue to support and release OpenOffice.org as an open source project.

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ZFS creator leaves Oracle

http://blogs.sun.com

After 20 incredible years at Sun/Oracle, I have decided to try something new.

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Debian Developers per country

http://www.perrier.eu.org

Back in 2009, I did some analysis of the number of developers per country. Apparently, some people at DebConf remember this and asked if I could update this data. So, here we are with the 2010 version, sorted by the ratio of *active* developers per million population for each country.

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Eclipse Study Shows Major Gains for Linux Among Developers

http://www.linux.com

Developers and programmers are always the earliest adopters of technology, paving the way for the rest of us. And nowhere is that more evident than with Linux. Over the last 10 years, developers have brought Linux in through the back door and sold its benefits up the corporate flagpole. And successfully so.

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Linux Kernel Devs: We Need New Blood

http://www.linuxplanet.com

The Linux kernel development team is turning into a gaggle of geezers. Where is the next generation of Linux kernel developers?

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Come Out as Part of KDE

http://www.kdenews.org

Part of the repositioning of the KDE brands was choosing an appropriate "KDE Software Label" for developers working on applications outside the main KDE Software Compilation. Technology developed by KDE is used far and wide, as can be witnessed on kde-apps.org and other sites.

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Linux coders do it for money

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Around 75 per cent of Linux developers raked in cash from their code crunching in the past year. It's a figure that in many ways comes as little surprise, given that Linux usage has become so widespread across industries, government and the public sector in recent years.

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Apple Likely to Lose Developers, Microsoft Wants Free Software Developers (for Windows)

http://boycottnovell.com

Developers slowly realise that they are being bamboozled and exploited by Apple; Microsoft treats developers similarly, but it incentivises for defection away from GNU/Linux

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Great Documentation Is Key to Open Source Success

http://www.webmonkey.com

Listen up open source developers, if you want your project to succeed you're going to have to do more than write great code; you're going to have to document it, teach new users how it works and provide real-world examples of what you can do with it."

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Where In the World Are the Most Debian Developers?

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Christian Perrier (Bubulle) issued statistics in his blog that show which countries of the world have the largest per capita Debian developers. First place goes to Finnland.

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Both Developers and Users Are Not Interested in Mono

http://boycottnovell.com

The Mono riddle begs for source of the claims of "demand"

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The Future of CentOS and Criteria For Choosing a Business Distribution

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

The whole time the dispute between the CentOS developers was in the news development moved forward and patches were released. CentOS was never a one man show. It was perhaps in danger of forking or a name change but it never really was anywhere near point of death.

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