A couple of open source and IBM news items for today

IBM Ups Open Source Efforts – Contributes 30 projects to Sourceforge.net IBM backs open-source Web software Update: See Redmonk’s Stephen O’Grady’s comments “Scripters are People Too” on the PHP announcement. His opinions are his own, of course (as, of course, are those of any people quoted in any articles or…

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Links and comments for 13 February, 2005

Open-Source Practices for Biotechnology Food for thought, pun intended. Thanks to Mitch Kapor for the pointer. Programming Tools: Refactoring Interesting article on code refactoring features in Eclipse. They didn’t have this stuff around when I was doing serious coding 5+ years ago – it would have saved hours, if not…

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Is this tough love?

I’m confused. Did somebody miss a memo? How does this with the statement “Sun has always been an ardent believer in open standards and the open source process going back to the inception of this company” jive with the article “Father of Java chides open source developer community”?

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