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Building a Community Around Your F/OSS Project

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

It is not uncommon to read about projects that are suffering from lack of development resources. Let's be honest: no project has 'enough' people, ever. There's always something else that could be getting done 'if only we had another pair of hands!' Some projects suffer more than others, however.

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Nokia to license Qt under LGPL and open up the Qt source code repository

http://labs.trolltech.com

Qt, the C++ programming framework behind KDE, will be licensed under the terms of the LGPL version 2.1 with the upcoming Qt 4.5 release, in addition to their standard GPL and commercial licenses. They are also pleased to announce that they are going to open up the Qt source code repository and also make it easier for the community to contribute to Qt.

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The 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors - And How to Fix Them

http://www.sans.org

Experts from more than 30 US and international cyber security organizations jointly released the consensus list of the 25 most dangerous programming errors that lead to security bugs and that enable cyber espionage and cyber crime.

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Python 3 evolution

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

Interview with Guido van Rossum confined to Python 3 release. Discussion about development tendentions and better development process.

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FreeBSD today and 15 years ago

http://ivoras.sharanet.org

Ivan Voras (one of current commiters) reading release notes for FreeBSD 1.1 noticed that anymore there are no developers, that was developing FreeBSD from the very beginning. Also, there are still similiar organizational and technical problems that were 15 years ago.

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10 Best Ruby/RoR Web Hosts Compared — 2009

http://whdb.com

Check out this handy list of 10 Web hosts that provide a friendly environment for RoR applications. This Ruby on Rails Web host list is compiled by price, from most to least expensive.

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starUML and argoUML - compared

http://veerasundar.com

A comparison of two open source UML modeling applications starUML and argoUML.

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C++ Code Completion and Qt Signals/Slots in KDevelop 4 IDE

http://zwabel.wordpress.com

Most C++/Qt programmers love the signals and slots, since they allow getting stuff up and running really fast. KDevelop 4 allows you to see all places where a signal/slot is connected, intelligently rename it, and to intelligently rename any types involved in the signature. Together with highlighting this can help detect broken connections.

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Free Software Supply Chains

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

Over the past few months I've been quietly tracking our upstream and downstream interactions. The motivation for this has been my experience with the KDE 4 series, in which we have both been on more people's radar (when was the last time NVidia mentioned KDE 3 in a driver release?) and seen more train-wrecks both up- and down-stream from us.

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New GNU releases October 2008

http://www.fsfe.org

This is a compilation of the GNU software releases as announced during October 2008 on the mailing list http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/info-gnu.

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Microsoft dances with open source businesses

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Open source businesspeople are frustrated that their business models is not bringing them enormous returns. Microsoft perceives the threat of open source and wants to neutralize it.

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Links to Other Free Software Sites (last updated $Date: 2008/10/01 01:00:54 $)

http://www.gnu.org

"To help promote knowledge of free software that isn't GNU software distributed by the FSF, we have collected the following links to other web sites that contain free software, or is directly related to the issue of free software..."

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Does anybody still develop Windows applications? Or, the programming world has gone online

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Steve Ballmer has recently sent a memo to every Microsoft employee. Ballmer's memo leaked really quickly (I wonder if he expected it). After swallowing the corporate-madness part (but that's allowed: he's a "mad" corporate leader after all), one particular passage really grabbed my attention.

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Open source still the best way to develop software

http://practical-tech.com

The open-source way of creating programs is still the best way, just don’t confuse it with being the perfect way — there’s no such thing.

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X Devs Drop NVIDIA Auto-Config Support

http://www.phoronix.com

Sparking a heated Sunday afternoon debate, NVIDIA's Aaron Plattner had commited a trivial change to the X Server that resulted in several key open-source X developers becoming disgruntled. Ultimately, this NVIDIA-spawned patch ended up being recalled just hours later.

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