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The deadline for the biggest ever synchronised release of open software is looming. On 29 June, the long-awaited Europarelease from the Eclipse Foundation will see updates in 20 categories of Eclipse open software. The unprecedented release covers around 30 separate components - with several making their public début. At the …


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  1. Sterling Udell


    This article has one of the highest acronym-to-content (ATC) ratios I've seen on El Reg in a long time. Well done!

  2. mrben

    yes, but...

    ...will eclipse finally have a bloody line wrap feature? I know it's a revolutionary new concept in text editing, not found in any other IDEs...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Re: line wrap

    God bless you mrben.

    As long as line wrap is not implemented I don't consider Eclipse an IDE. ;) God damn it, how hard can it be? (assuming it is not yet done in Europa).

    Go Netbeans!

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    "Another début comes in the form of release 0.9 of a Device Debugging (DD) tool under the Device Software Development Platform (DSDP). There is also a new version (2.0) of the Target Management (TM) tool under DSDP."

    Can't we have more news about Google Street View exploits, and less of this jargon-heavy specialist stuff about computers? The kind of people who need to know about this kind of thing already know about this kind of thing. There should be more stories about (a) unmanned spy drones (b) rude tech support people and (c) the other thing, you know.

  5. Colm Smyth

    "Biggest ever" ?

    This may be the biggest ever release of Eclipse-related software, but a single release of alone would "eclipse" this release significantly.

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