Fedora 7 is released!: I really liked the last Fedora release, but I believe it was slightly plagued by problems with some of it’s package management utilities. I have already installed this release and am quite impressed. Wireless now works with WPA out of the box and their new re-spinning feature is something I will try out someday.
XML Parser benchmarks: I have always had my own suspicions of which XML parser model would be faster (Sax or StaX), but I’m glad to see this benchmark done by the O’Reilly folks.
Fear and loathing at Cupertino: Jeremy Allison’s terrible experience while trying to prepare a talk for his Apple WWDC presentation. Jeremy works on Samba, along with Tridge, who they all call “the smartest man in Australia” Jeremy works at Google now. Smart man.