I just noticed that Google will drop the CalDAV and CardDAV APIs. Back in December I had been glad when I heard they would drop the ActiveSync protocol because I thought they wanted to promote open standards instead. I was wrong, it seems they just want to impose their useless Google Calendar API. Google services [...]
After the Debian Wheezy armel image I made a new one based on Raspbian armhf. This one is compiled with hard float support, so basically floating point operations are MUCH faster because they are done in hardware instead of software emulation
A minimal Raspbian Wheezy installation (similar to a netinstall) instead of [...]
I’d like to remember today is the World IPv6 Launch, lots of websites can be reached using IPv6 starting from today (including linuxsystems of course).
You can find the full list here: http://www.worldipv6launch.org/participants/?q=1
P.S. It’s a good moment to choke your provider’s lines asking for native IPv6 support
Is seems Linus Torvalds has helped shoot down an important fat32 Microsoft patent, see this a 20 years old technical discussion on comp.os.minix: http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.minix/browse_thread/thread/d2b819a69ae0fc4a/09ef13bc629e9d8b?lnk=gst&q=%22long+filenames%22#09ef13bc629e9d8b
For the patent office there is enough inventiveness in an idea born enumerating some possible solutions that came in mind after reading a question to make a patent. How ironic that [...]