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=== General ===
 
=== General ===
  
[[User:Duffy|Máirín Duffy]] said[1] it best: "ZOMG Stickers!!!!11"
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[[MichaelDeHaan|Michael DeHaan]] wrote an essay, ''Academics, Innovation, Patents, And a Path Beyond?''[1], about FOSS, cross-organizational collaboration and encouraging innovation
  
[[RexDieter|Rex Dieter]] announced[2] a new fedora-kde mailing list
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[[User:Jspaleta|Jef Spaleta]] had some ideas[2] about "how to do more focused new contributor recruitment and training in Fedora" and using the Mugshot online service to gather statistics and create personalized notifications (invitations) to its users
  
[[User:Harald|Harald Hoyer]] analyzed[3] the Fedora 10 boot process on an EeePC 901 with a solid-state disk, including some easy optimizations
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[[User:Duffy|Máirín Duffy]] created[3] a list of questions (and provoked a healthy discussion) that could be used to develop a set of guidelines for notifications ("Chatty Applications")
  
[[CaseyDahlin|Casey Dahlin]] wrote a series[4,5,6,7] on a new internal state machine driving the Upstart service manager
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[[GregDeK|Greg DeKoenigsberg]] wrote[4] about some of the work going in to synchronizing Fedora and OLPC efforts
  
[[SankarshanMukhopadhyay|Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay]] discussed[8] some of the commonly overlooked difficulties of the commonly overlooked process of internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n)
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[[JamesMorris|James Morris]] explained[5] some of the security changes that have gone in to the latest (2.6.28) Linux Kernel
  
[[WarrenTogami|Warren Togami]] had[9] some problems netbooting old PowerPC Macs as Thin Clients (and is open to suggestions)
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[[User:Kwade|Karsten Wade]] asked ''why aren’t you publishing on the Fedora wiki?''[6] and follows up with a set of thoughts to encourage documentation contributions
  
[[User:Twaugh|Tim Waugh]] posted[10] a tutorial on preventing a Python/GTK+ application from appearing to freeze while performing CUPS operations
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[1] http://www.michaeldehaan.net/?p=820
  
[[User:Abhishektux|Abhishek Rane]] summarized[11] his thoughts on "Best of FOSS and Linux in 2008"
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[2] http://jspaleta.livejournal.com/31456.html
  
[[DimitrisGlezos|Dimitris Glezos]] described[12] Transifex and their new startup company built around it
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[3] http://mihmo.livejournal.com/66637.html
  
[[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] embedded[13] a video interview with Mario Behling talking about [http://lxde.org/ LXDE]
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[4] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/43404.html
  
[[User:Jspaleta|Jef Spaleta]] offered[14] a number of retrospective questions at the end of his tenure on the Fedora Board
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[5] http://james-morris.livejournal.com/37583.html
  
Sébastien Bilbeau posted[15] the "25 Best Linux Desktop Customization Screenshots"
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[6] http://iquaid.org/2009/01/06/the-outside-and-inside-of-documentation-or-why-arent-you-publishing-on-the-fedora-wiki/
 
 
[[YaakovNemoy|Yaakov Nemoy]] mused[16] about the relationship between the Open Source development process and anarchy
 
 
 
[1] http://mihmo.livejournal.com/65838.html
 
 
 
[2] http://rdieter.livejournal.com/11262.html
 
 
 
[3] http://www.harald-hoyer.de/personal/blog/fedora-10-boot-analysis
 
 
 
[4] http://screwyouenterpriseedition.blogspot.com/2008/12/new-upstart-state-machine.html
 
 
 
[5] http://screwyouenterpriseedition.blogspot.com/2008/12/new-upstart-state-machine-part-2.html
 
 
 
[6] http://screwyouenterpriseedition.blogspot.com/2008/12/new-upstart-state-machine-part-3.html
 
 
 
[7] http://screwyouenterpriseedition.blogspot.com/2008/12/new-upstart-state-machine-part-4.html
 
 
 
[8] http://sankarshan.randomink.org/blog/2008/12/16/and-here-we-go-again-2/
 
 
 
[9] http://wtogami.livejournal.com/29574.html
 
 
 
[10] http://cyberelk.net/tim/2008/12/17/cups-gtk-python-and-threading/
 
 
 
[11] http://www.abhishekrane.com/2008/12/17/best-of-foss-and-linux-in-2008/
 
 
 
[12] http://dimitris.glezos.com/weblog/2008/12/17/chasing-a-dream
 
 
 
[13] http://www.christoph-wickert.de/blog/2008/12/18/lxde-presentation-at-red-hat-singapore/
 
 
 
[14] http://jspaleta.livejournal.com/29998.html
 
 
 
[15] http://www.tux-planet.fr/25-best-linux-desktop-customization-screenshots/
 
 
 
[16] http://loupgaroublond.blogspot.com/2008/12/open-source-and-anarchism.html
 
 
 
=== Events ===
 
 
 
Fedora Release Party in Milan[17]
 
 
 
Fedora Day at Menoufiya Universty, Egypt[18]
 
 
 
[17] http://people.byte-code.com/fcrippa/2008/12/19/fedora-release-party-milan-italy/
 
 
 
[18] http://www.fossology.net/Fedora_Day_at_Menoufiya_Universty_Egypt_release_10
 

Revision as of 16:50, 11 January 2009

Planet Fedora

In this section, we cover the highlights of Planet Fedora - an aggregation of blogs from Fedora contributors worldwide.

http://planet.fedoraproject.org

Contributing Writer: Adam Batkin

General

Michael DeHaan wrote an essay, Academics, Innovation, Patents, And a Path Beyond?[1], about FOSS, cross-organizational collaboration and encouraging innovation

Jef Spaleta had some ideas[2] about "how to do more focused new contributor recruitment and training in Fedora" and using the Mugshot online service to gather statistics and create personalized notifications (invitations) to its users

Máirín Duffy created[3] a list of questions (and provoked a healthy discussion) that could be used to develop a set of guidelines for notifications ("Chatty Applications")

Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote[4] about some of the work going in to synchronizing Fedora and OLPC efforts

James Morris explained[5] some of the security changes that have gone in to the latest (2.6.28) Linux Kernel

Karsten Wade asked why aren’t you publishing on the Fedora wiki?[6] and follows up with a set of thoughts to encourage documentation contributions

[1] http://www.michaeldehaan.net/?p=820

[2] http://jspaleta.livejournal.com/31456.html

[3] http://mihmo.livejournal.com/66637.html

[4] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/43404.html

[5] http://james-morris.livejournal.com/37583.html

[6] http://iquaid.org/2009/01/06/the-outside-and-inside-of-documentation-or-why-arent-you-publishing-on-the-fedora-wiki/