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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
to be fair (and unduly complicated) gnu and Xorg participation should be merged into this. for example, Novell has put a lot of cycles into X, a contribution no less relevant.
to be fair
Posted Feb 22, 2007 4:42 UTC (Thu) by k8to (subscriber, #15413)
Linux means two things, really. Sometimes people mean the kernel, sometimes people mean "that bunch of mostly-the-same operating systems we call Linux". This article was about the former.
Linux OS or Linux kernel
Posted Feb 23, 2007 1:35 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
Open-source, volunteer-created computer software like the Linux operating system and the Firefox Web browser ...
Numbers for the Linux kernel certainly help to answer the question posed, but it's worth at least pointing out that the kernel is probably one of the less representative samples one could make of the operating system.
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