Skinkie (815924) writes "DerEngel, writer of the book "Hacking the Cable Modem" and owner of TCNiSO was convicted of seven counts of wire fraud by a federal jury in Boston. Each count carries a maximum prison term of 20 years and a fine of up to $250,000. Sentencing has been scheduled for May 23, 2012, at 3 p.m. before Chief District Court Judge Mark Wolf, who presided over the trial." Link to Original Source top
I just wanted to say that iam as surprised as everyone else about what has happened in the last few hours and that some developers overtaking official ffmpeg and closing everyone elses write access without any kind of public discussion is kinda nasty. Of course its their full right to fork if they see the need for that but thats not exactly what they did.
And that I and everyone i spoke with dont even know the reason behind this move
-- Michael GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB" top
Skinkie (815924) writes "Axis has officially announced a `New long-term strategic direction' that most notably includes the discontinuation of the ETRAX chips. Some customers have some problems with this strategy and complain: `We will not use any AXIS product in the future and we'll try to convince our customers to do so as well because AXIS can no longer be considered as a reliable supplier in the long run. Furthermore I'm not willing to give money to a company that has done so much financial damage to its customers.'" Link to Original Source top
Skinkie (815924) writes "Today the seven year old GTK+ bug was fixed that prevent user to click on a button after it gained status disabled while the mouse was still floating over it. The work around for the end user was easy, just move the mouse outside of the button area, and try again. Over time there were workarounds, patches to GTK+ and so on. The GTK+ community is graceful and enjoying the pie. As developer this is one of the nicest birthday presents I could wish for!" Link to Original Source top
Skinkie (815924) writes "Automotive Navigation Data (AND) is a leading provider of location, routing, mapping and address management are donating a street network of the entire Netherlands to Openstreetmap.org