Scheduled Maintenance for Asterisk Project community services

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On Thursday, October 15th, 2011, the Asterisk community services listed below will be undergoing maintenance (software upgrades and updates). The services will be shut down at approximately 9 PM CDT Saturday, October 15th, 2011 (2:00 AM October 16 UTC), and will return no later than 10:00 PM CDT. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. The affected services are: issues.asterisk.org/jira

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MariaDB 5.3.2-beta now available

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The MariaDB project would like to announce the availability of MariaDB 5.3.2-beta, the latest addition to our growing lineup of supported software. MariaDB 5.3.2-beta is a bug-fix update to the previous 5.3.1 and 5.3.0 betas. == About MariaDB 5.3 The MariaDB 5.3 series introduces many new features, includes MariaDB 5.2, and is based on MySQL 5.1. Some highlights of new features in MariaDB 5.3 include: - subquery optimizations that finally make subqueries usable - many optimizer changes, including Classic Hash Join, Batched Key Access, a new implementation of Multi-Range-Read optimizations as well as Index Condition Pushdown - NoSQL-style interfaces via…

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Apache Subversion 1.7.0 Released

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"I'm happy to announce the release of Apache Subversion 1.7.0. This is a major new feature release of Subversion, containing many new features, bugfixes and general usability improvements. The full extent of the changes is too large to enumerate here, and I encourage you to read the release notes (linked to below). To download the release, please choose the mirror closest to you by visiting: http://subversion.apache.org/download/#recommended-release "

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Oracle Drives Java Technology Forward at Annual Conference

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"Judging by the announcements that Oracle rolled out at last week's JavaOne show, the future of Java will continue to be bright. Oracle shared plans for new releases of the three Java editions--Java Standard Edition (SE) 8, Java Enterprise Edition (EE) 7, and Java Micro Edition (ME) 7. It also announced the general availability of the JavaFX 2.0 client and made several other Java-related announcements. But the biggest piece of news may be "Project Avatar," which was revealed for the first time in the Java strategy keynote. Project Avatar, in short, marks a change in Java development strategy at Oracle…

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Oracle Brews a Stronger Cup of Java

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Oracle put the focus on Java recently with previews of developments yet to come. "I would say that Java is in better strategic shape on several levels," Al Hilwa, a research director at IDC, told TechNewsWorld. "The most important aspect is unblocking some of the politics and moving forward with the [Java] SE 7 and SE 8." Read More: http://www.technewsworld.com

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Oracle's Plans for Java Unveiled at JavaOne

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"Oracle had lots of Java announcements at this year's JavaOne. So far the plans include: 'The availability of an early access version of JDK 7 for the Mac OS, plans to "bridge the gap" between Java ME and Java SE, an approach to modularizing Java SE 8 that will rely on the Jigsaw platform, a new project that aims to use HTML5 to bring Java to Apple's iOS platform, the availability of JavaFX 2.0, a pending proposal to open source that technology, gearing up Java EE for the cloud, and a…

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Asterisk SCF - A Developer Focused Open Source Communications Platform

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Kevin P. Fleming recently posted an entry on the Asterisk Wiki about Asterisk SCF that goes as follows: "... the Asterisk SCF SIP components will provide all the mechanisms required to implement authentication of incoming requests, but they won't provide anything but the most basic mechanisms to decide whether authentication of a particular request should be required. These basic mechanisms will suffice for very simple networks, but they won't support dynamic or complex decision making. ... an Asterisk SCF system administrator or application developer can deploy a small 'hook' component, one which will receive notification that a SIP request has…

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Bitbucket now supports Git repos in addition to Mercurial

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It is a pleasure to me to announce that Bitbucket now supports Git repos in addition to Mercurial. As they say "All the features you expect from Bitbucket, with unlimited private repos for free." For independent developers who are willing to maintain their code (even if it's private) in a secure place; then this is a reliable, full of features and great option. This is also good news if you don't want to have your Mercurial repositories in one place while having the Git ones in another one. Having all your repositories in one place, while at the same time…

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Amazon Disables 3G Web Browsing For New 3G Kindle Touch

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On Slashdot: "Amazon's going to disable 3G web browsing on their upcoming 'Kindle Touch 3G' — even though it was a prominent feature of the last generation of Kindles. Amazon will still allow web browsing on the Kindle Touch 3G using a local Wi-Fi connection, but it's one of many unsettling details emerging from Amazon's announcement last week. Apparently Amazon's cloud will now also include a list of personal documents that you're mailing to your Kindle. And the on-screen keyboard for Amazon's bargain $79 Kindles won't be a…

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Russian Software Company Says Its App Can Crack BlackBerry Security

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On Slashdot: "Russian security software vendor Elcomsoft has released an app that it claims can determine BlackBerry handheld passwords. The software supposedly hacks the BlackBerry password via an advanced handheld security setting that's meant to encrypt data stored on a user's memory card. And a hacker doesn't even need to have the BlackBerry to determine a password, just the media card."

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