Mercurial: Version 1.0 with Various Improvements

Mar 25, 2008

Version 1.0 of Mercurial, a distributed version control system, has just been released.

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Stallman Quits Emacs Maintainer Job

Feb 26, 2008

After 32 years as the maintainer of the Emacs editor, Richard M. Stallman, has assigned the task to two younger developers.

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AMD Goes Open Source with APL

Feb 21, 2008

AMD has released its AMD Performance Library (APL) under the Apache License 2.0 as the Open Source Framewave project.

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GCC Developers Publish Bugfix Release

Feb 05, 2008

The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) developers have now released version 4.2.3, which fixes a number of bugs.

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FOSDEM 2008: Jam-packed program, free video stream

Feb 01, 2008

The annual developers’ conference FOSDEM will take place in Brussels on February 23 and 24, 2008. As a teaser, organizers of the open-source event have now placed interviews with some of the speakers online.

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Trolltech to release Qt under GPLv3

Jan 31, 2008

As part of the KDE 4.0 release event, Trolltech CEO, Haavard Nord, announced that the Qt library would be released under GPLv3. Qt is an important framework for the KDE Linux desktop system.

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SUNSHINE

Jan 28, 2008
I often use this space to muse on some major news story for the month, but once in a while I take a break from the n......
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Microsoft to Create Emacs Clone?

Jan 04, 2008

Microsoft developer Douglas Purdy reports of plans to create a clone of the Emacs editor for .Net.

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