The author ponders the fate of Windows users as the new face of Microsoft’s OS looms into view
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The big news in the Debian world this week is the liberation of the The Debian Administrators Handbook, which, thanks to donations from a crowdfunding campaign, has now been released under free-as-in-speech licenses. It’s even been packaged up and placed in the Debian repositories, so it’s a quick “aptitude install” away. I spent some time browsing [...]
Well this looks like interesting news: HP has decided to open its failed WebOS platform to developers. If they do it right and actually help found a project, this could be really cool. WebOS might become the free software option for mobile & tablets for all us I-must-replace-the-factory-OS-on-every-device-I-own folks. Then again, they could just mess it up [...]
Was sad to see that Dennis Ritchie died this week. Between creating Unix and C, Dennis’s influences on modern computing are probably second to nobody. Here’s a pretty good writeup on him: Remembering Dennis Ritchie, Creator of the C Programming Language and UNIX Co-Creator.
WordPress powers 14.7 per cent of the top million web sites – The H Open Source: News and Features. I knew WordPress was popular, but jeepers!