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[[DaveMalcolm|Dave Malcolm]] developed<ref>http://dmalcolm.livejournal.com/1301.html</ref>,<ref>http://dmalcolm.livejournal.com/1704.html</ref> a command line app called <code>show</code> that allows for access to various log files through an SQL-like interface. It supports aggregates and can handle Apache access logs, <code>/var/log/messages</code> and <code>/var/log/secure</code> and various others using backends from Augeas<ref>http://augeas.net/</ref> for configuration files like <code>/etc/passwd</code>.
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[[SilasSewell|Silas Sewell]] wrote<ref>http://www.silassewell.com/blog/2009/03/29/getting-started-with-amqp-qpid-python-fedora/</ref> a tutorial on using the <code>Qpid</code> implementation of The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) on Fedora using Python.
  
[[User:Pfrields|Paul W. Frields]] explained<ref>http://marilyn.frields.org:8080/~paul/wordpress/?p=1548</ref> how to convert virtual disk images between various formats using utilities from <code>qemu</code>.
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[[GregDeK|Greg DeKoenigsberg]] provided<ref>http://gregdek.livejournal.com/49272.html</ref> an updated on the Fourth Grade Math project for the Sugar Project.
  
[[User:Rakesh|Rakesh Pandit]] wrote<ref>http://rakesh.gnulinuxcentar.org/?p=131</ref> a "Report for National Institute of Technology Hamirpur Software Activity Workshop" describing an event where students were trained in software development using Free and Open Source Software.
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[[User:Ankursinha|Ankur Sinha]] posted<ref>http://dodoincfedora.wordpress.com/2009/03/31/photos-linux-open-week/</ref> a bunch of photos from a Linux Open Week event.
  
[[User:Nicubunu|Nicu Buceli]] announced<ref>http://nicubunu.blogspot.com/2009/03/mission-accomplished-ocal-10k.html</ref> that the Open Clipart Library has reached its goal of 10,000 images.
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[[User:Jsmidt|Joseph Smidt]] discussed<ref>http://californiaquantum.wordpress.com/2009/03/31/open-source-is-the-pinnacle-of-the-free-market/</ref> some thoughts on Intellectual Property in "Open Source Is The Pinnacle Of The Free Market".
  
[[User:Rjones|Richard W.M. Jones]] posted<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2009/03/25/size-of-rpm-dependencies/</ref> a visualization of RPM dependencies by size, as part of his quest to build a minimal Fedora installation. A later followup noted<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2009/03/25/size-of-rpm-dependencies-2/</ref> that very different results occur depending on how the dependencies are traversed (in this case, breadth-first traversal versus depth-first). He then released<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2009/03/27/rpm-dependency-size-viewer-now-available/</ref> a tool, <code>rpmdepsize</code><ref>http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/rpmdepsize/</ref> to allow users to generate their own dependency visualizations.
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[[User:Maxamillion|Adam John Miller]] gave a talk about Fedora Infrastructure and posted<ref>http://pseudogen.blogspot.com/2009/04/campus-ambassador-presentation.html</ref> the key points as well as the slides.
  
[[JamesMorris|James Morris]] described<ref>http://james-morris.livejournal.com/39909.html</ref> some security subsystem changes going into the 2.6.29 kernel.
 
  
[[User:Jspaleta|Jef Spaleta]] continued<ref>http://jspaleta.livejournal.com/38486.html</ref> writing about "the NSF workshop on software sustainability for cyberinfrastructure" and the mismatch that often occurs between the length of grant funding and expected software lifetimes and lifecycles. [[User:Chitlesh|Chitlesh Goorah]] followed-up<ref>http://clunixchit.blogspot.com/2009/03/fel-position-paper-for-national-science.html</ref> with the abstract of the Fedora Electronic Lab position paper from the workshop. Chitlesh later posted<ref>http://clunixchit.blogspot.com/2009/03/how-we-shaped-fel.html</ref> some information on FEL's place in the open source Electronic Design Automation (EDA) world.
 
 
[http://tieguy.org/ Luis Villa] wrote<ref>http://tieguy.org/blog/2009/03/28/deliberative-nirvana-and-software-design-myopia-mar-2009-edition/</ref> about "deliberative nirvana and software design myopia". He cited the White House's Open For Questions<ref>http://www.whitehouse.gov/openforquestions/</ref> site, built using tools like Google Moderator and App Engine, allowing it to scale on a technological level without any realistic limitations but with results that may not perfectly reflect the United States due to social/demographic limitations of the technology.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 22:10, 4 April 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

Silas Sewell wrote[1] a tutorial on using the Qpid implementation of The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) on Fedora using Python.

Greg DeKoenigsberg provided[2] an updated on the Fourth Grade Math project for the Sugar Project.

Ankur Sinha posted[3] a bunch of photos from a Linux Open Week event.

Joseph Smidt discussed[4] some thoughts on Intellectual Property in "Open Source Is The Pinnacle Of The Free Market".

Adam John Miller gave a talk about Fedora Infrastructure and posted[5] the key points as well as the slides.