FOSDEM: Pride and Success in 2009

Feb 09, 2009

Over the weekend the Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting (FOSDEM) took place in Brussels. In his keynote, Mozilla's Mark Surman hoped for Open Source's success and Debian key contributor Bdale Garbee supported its social contract. As an aside, Debian Lenny's target release date was reconfirmed.

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European Open Route Service Complete

Feb 09, 2009

Based on OpenStreetMap and other Open Geodata technology, the Open Route Service now covers the whole of Europe.

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Qt 4.5 Marches Forward with First Release Candidate

Feb 06, 2009

Nokia issued its first release candidate for Qt 4.5 that includes, among other things, translucent widgets.

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Offline Access to Google Docs with Gears

Feb 05, 2009

Gears is an open source application that allows users offline access to Google's documents and spreadsheets. But not entirely problem-free.

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Zope 3.4 Now Egg-Based

Feb 05, 2009

The new version of the Python content management system (CMS) has split its source code into separate packages, called eggs.

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Sidekick Mobile Phone with NetBSD: Microsoft's Next?

Feb 04, 2009

Over a year ago Microsoft bought the software company Danger, popular in the U.S. for its Sidekick mobile phone. A new model is coming out, this time running on NetBSD.

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CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge - GOsa² GOsa² -- Central Software and Ressource Management

Feb 03, 2009

GOsa² is among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, offering a central management of software. Although not known to many, they help out in large projects already, for example in the LiMux project in the City of Munich, Germany.

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CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- Mozilla Mozilla Firefox Browser and Internet

Feb 03, 2009

Mozilla is among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, extremely successful with its open source browser, but it has more to offer.

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