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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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Poll Result: OpenJDK, GlassFish Considered the Most Important Projects

This past week's poll indicates that two of the biggest projects, OpenJDK and GlassFish, are considered most important among all projects, as we head into the future. A total of 416 votes were cast. The exact question and results were: What's the most important project going forward? 29% (119 votes) - GlassFish 8% (34 votes) - Hudson 0% (2 votes) - OpenDS 2% (9 votes) - OpenSSO 51% (211 votes) - OpenJDK 2% (10 votes) - Other 7% (31 votes) - I don't know There were two comments posted to the poll. When I saw the first comment, "Unfair Poll", which was posted by suhail, I wondered if the poll was in some way offensive, and if I should close it. Here's suhail's comment: I think this poll is quite unfair. Because I actively use first five of the choices in various projects and each of them have their own community if you follow the mailing list. Since their in zero overlap between the choices, in essence what you are doing is performing a poll on the developers involved. And i find it quite hard to believe that you didn't already know that the JDK project would be your number one project After reading this comment many times, and thinking about it, I decided it was OK to let the poll continue. I don't think that the only people who vote in a poll like this are necessarily participants in one or more of the project communities. So, I don't think tha...

Date: January, 29 2010

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