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||Date:|| Fri, 11 Apr 2003 21:44:54 -0400
April 11, 2003
Break out the bliny and blue tins of beluga. This week Open interviews
Russian RDBMS guru Dmitry Kuzmenko, who reveals how and why Yaffil's
developers turned away from Open Source Firebird to make Yaffil a
commercialized fork, serving what Kuzmenko sees as the cold realities of a
Next, Open turns to a team of JXTA and P2P experts who examine what
today's JXTA means at the developer level. JXTA project experts Daniel
Brookshier, Sing Li, and Brendon Wilson provide an overview of what the
JXTA protocols are all about, interesting JXTA projects now under way,
and what a JXTA network looks like in full swing.
Sadly, openBench Labs tells us they were not quite ready this week to
pop some bubbly for the beluga. The pain induced by a lack of Linux
support has dampened what could have been continued, unbridled, enthusiasm
over some rather marvelous whiz-bang Linux advancements. The
discoveries that led to this mood are described in this week's plaint over Linux
support. But stay tuned, as good news of extraordinary Linux
performance and what drives it comes next week.
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your friends mired in proprietary systems.
The editors of Open magazine