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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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home > news > java technology > why it's good if you're not noticing much change Why It's Good if You're Not Noticing Much Change

There is some understandable confusion over the changes that have taken place on the site starting this past weekend... There is some understandable confusion over the changes that have taken place on the site starting this past weekend. The changes consist primarily of switching significant portions of the underlying infrastructure from a platform that was custom built by O'Reilly quite a few years ago, to a much more modern, modular, widely used platform. Stage One, which got underway this past Friday, is to make the platform switch and successfully migrate more than six years of content from the old O'Reilly platform to the new infrastructure. It's a big undertaking, that required lots of developer time (building migration scripts to convert data from the O'Reilly database structures into the structures in the new database, customizing the user interface in the new CMS to "be" the we've had previously, etc.). If you're not noticing many differences between your circa this week compared with your circa last week, then the migration and transition has largely succeeded. So, then, it's proper for you to ask: "So, what's in it for me? Why are you making such a big thing out of this, when nothing's changed for me?" Well, first, I can assure you that we didn't do ...

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