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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
XBMC comes to Android
Posted Jan 15, 2013 14:46 UTC (Tue) by charlieb (subscriber, #23340)
That's one possibility. Another is that XBMC is ported from Windows by people who don't understand or don't care about linux.
Posted Jan 17, 2013 15:25 UTC (Thu) by oliv3r (guest, #86764)
XBMC is ported from ... the Xbox and the loop was designed in that way. The term 'game-loop' isn't far off.
They do want to change that, but it would require a major rewrite. I think while XBMC is amazing and it will grow to be more amazing too, it will require a full on rewrite to be more portable and less demanding on resources. Event driven and all that.
Posted Jan 18, 2013 6:38 UTC (Fri) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
Posted Jan 18, 2013 7:54 UTC (Fri) by Fowl (subscriber, #65667)
Posted Jan 19, 2013 15:48 UTC (Sat) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Jan 19, 2013 18:04 UTC (Sat) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
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