Monty, stop trolling!

Monty has resorted to another round of hand-waving in his post MySQL saga. This guy is starting to become an embarrassment to the FOSS community.

Some people accuse him of "selling out" in some moral sense; this is not the case. As a technologist, I can imagine liquidity is a ...

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Biting the Hand That Feeds

Granted, I'm not a Groklaw junkie. Lawsuits are the epitome of bureaucratic boring and are not a creational activity. So, keep in mind that I only read the occasional major headlines from The SCO Group's escapade in futility. It does come as a relief that the show is ...

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But First, Write No Code

Something I see often in person and online are programmers constantly implementing common solutions, reinventing wheels, or embracing NIH.

Before you do this, please consider the Kev009's Oath - "But First, Write No Code". This is a solution to a variety of problems in software development, but today's article ...

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KDE SC 4.4 - Steady, Incremental Improvements

I haven't noticed any killer features in KDE SC 4.4 and I've been running it since Beta 1. I've noticed a lot of subtle improvements. Things like app stacking and selection in the task bar seem much more responsive. All around, plasma looks subtly better and ...

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2010 SpamAssasin Public Service Announcement

If you run a public mail server, there is a good chance you run SpamAssassin.

There is a New Year's SNAFU in which any dates 2010+ are marked "grossly in the future". That is a problem since it is now 2010.

Run sa-update and restart SpamAssassin ASAP, or install ...

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Sun Ultra 27 Review - The Ultimate Linux Workstation

Sun Microsystems has a powerful and favorably priced entry in the x86 workstation space with the Ultra 27. Such is the power of this workstation and its natural fit for *nix workloads, combined with a compelling price tag, I pronounce it the Ultimate Linux Workstation in its class. He's ...

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