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New Manager Hired for Embedded Linux Development Tools

Wind River recently hired Sven Dummer to manage its line of Eclipse-based Wind River Workbench tools for embedded Linux developers. According to Linuxdevices.com, Sven believes strongly in the open source model: "Eclipse, Linux, and GNU is a kind of dream team for me, and Workbench combines all this, with a focus more on the commercial side." Read more about Sven…

Eclipse Summit Europe and DSDP

By Doug Gaff The dust has settled on the first annual Eclipse Summit Europe held in Esslingen Germany. If you weren’t there, imagine a smaller and more intimate EclipseCon set in a beautiful European town, and you’ll get a mental picture… see Philipp’s photos (blog1, blog2). Probably the biggest benefit for the DSDP project was the networking that happened outside…

Voluntary but coordinated – release test involving the user community

By Martin Oberhuber The Target Management Project started its 2nd round of coordinated testing these days on its first release candidate, RSE 1.0RC1. The interesting part of this test effort is, that it does not only involve committers but also many users who volunteered to join the testing. It looks like the users understand, that joining a coordinated test early…

Why open source?

By Doug Gaff As part of my work in the Eclipse DSDP project, I find myself regularly having conversations about the merits of open source software development. There are no shortages of opinion for or against open source. If I’m not justifying the importance of open source contributions to one person or group, I’m defending proprietary software development to another.…

Target Management is Getting Mature

By Martin Oberhuber The Eclipse Target Management Project passed its 1.0 Release Review yesterday. Though the slides (PPT | PDF) were not actually presented in the review phone conference, they are an interesting read and outline the state and scope of the project very accurately. Officially, passing the Release Review means that the project is considered healthy in terms of…