Google Summer of Code 2008 Takes 1,125 Developers

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| or Google Summer of Code (SoC) 2008, Google is paying for 1,125 student
| developers, which is an increase from the 900 students the program took in
| 2007. Those students will work with 175 Free and Open Source Projects as
| mentors to help improve and expand their development.
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http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner...-2008-tak.html

KDE SOC projects published

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| The list of the Google Summer of Code projects for KDE was published. The
| list has several interesting entries to make the life for KDE users much
| easier.
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http://liquidat.wordpress.com/2008/0...cts-published/

"The number of developers working on improving Linux vastly exceeds the number
of Microsoft developers working on Windows NT."


--Paul Maritz, Microsoft


Recent:

Games : Games at Google Summer of Code 2008

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| Google has published a list of mentoring organizations and projects for
| Google Summer of Code 2008. Quite a few gaming and gaming-related projects
| have made it again this year: *
|
| * * * Battle for Wesnoth - ideas
| * * * BZFlag - ideas
| * * * Crystal Space - ideas
| * * * OGRE - ideas
| * * * ScummVM - ideas
| * * * Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) - ideas
| * * * Thousand Parsec - ideas
| * * * Tux4Kids - ideas
| * * * WorldForge - ideas
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http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/...p?storyid=2403


Google behind Photoshop's new Linux compatibility

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| "About 200 patches were committed to winehq, and as of wine-0.9.54, Photoshop
| CS2 is quite usable," Kegel noted in a separate post.
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http://www.apcmag.com/8034/google_be..._compatibility