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Daily Dose - What's the Honeycomb Version Number?

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It looks like Google may hold on to the Android 3.0 title for another more spectacular future release.  As it stands, a source reports that the next version of Android, codenamed "Honeycomb," will actually be version 2.4 and not 3.0.  The source also speculates that we may see a launch of Honeycomb (which we suspect is geared specifically towards tablets) during the 2011 Mobile World Congress.

Hibernate Search 3.3 Finished for the Holidays
JBoss developers have brought you a gift!  It's the GA release of Hibernate Search 3.3, which comes with performance enhancements and bugfixes.  You should also know that it's now designed to work with JBoss AS 6, Hibernate Core 3.6, and Seam 2.2.1.  Finally, the biggest features are the new querying DSL, the revamped queuing algorithm, and migration to Lucene 3.0.

Apache Weaves Tapestry 5.2
The new version of the Tapestry web framework provides integration with the Bean Validation API (JSR 303), Google App Engine compatibility, enhanced documentation, and a live class reloading function.  Tapestry 5.2 also includes a new API for class transformation, which should significantly improve meta-programming.  Finally the IoC containers have been configured with @Advise, @Contribute, and @Decorate.

Git Becomes 24th Member of SFC
The Git version control OSS project has become the 24 member of the Software Freedom Conservancy.  Git joins projects like BusyBox, Amarok, Samba, and Sugar Labs that have also joined the conservancy.  However, project leaders say that Git will not be assigning copyrights to the SFC.  

Creator of WebSphere says it was the biggest technology mistake he ever made
Dr Donald Ferguson, a developer of IBM's WebSphere says he "overdesigned" the technology.

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