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February 01, 2011

Mark Wielaard: New GPG key. Finally created a new GPG key using gnupg. The old one was a DSA/1024 bits one and 8 years old. The new one is a RSA/2048 bits one. I will use the new one in the future to sign any release tarballs I might create. pub 2048R/57816A6A 2011-01-29 Key f...

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February 01, 2011

Andrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea6 1.7.8, 1.8.5, 1.9.5 Released!. We are pleased to announce a new set of security releases, IcedTea6 1.7.8, IcedTea6 1.8.5 and IcedTea6 1.9.5. This update contains the following security updates: The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 u...

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JavaOne: Sonya Barry Interviews JUG Leader Bruno Souza and Java Tools Community Leader Fabiane Nardon Community Manager Sonya Barry interviewed JUG leader Bruno Souza and Java Tools Community leader Fabiane Nardon this afternoon. Both Bruno and Fabiane are from Brazil. I watched on the OTN Live videostream. Bruno started out, saying JUGs are going strong. He and Sonya pointed out the new infrastructure improvements, and and Bruno talked about the value of as a central gathering place for JUGs. Fabiane said the Java Tools Community includes more than 800 projects. She too looks forward to the new improvements in the infrastructure, believing the changes will benefit both the communities and project owners. Fabiane tried to define what a "Java Tool" actually is, but found that the term covers a very wide spectrum of possibilities, since so many types of software can support software development. Fabiane and Bruno talked about a new venture where tools will be hosted in the cloud, rather than companies purchasing or supporting their own local copies of the software. The advantage would be that even small companies will be able to access and utilize the best development tools. Part of their venture is to provide advice and training regarding software engineering. Sonya noted that a new objective for will be to simplify the paths through which new developers can become involved in existing projects and communities, start new projects, etc. Fabiane said it's very hard t...

Date: September, 20 2010

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