How is it that php is already putting out version 6 but we've been waiting
forever for Perl 6. C'mon Larry, put it out already. I'm afraid I'll be playing Duke Nukem forever and watching Boondock Saints 2 before Perl 6 comes out.
Nick Breen writes: The Xbox 360 firmware sees two major updates a year — in the Spring and the Fall. This year's Fall update is just about upon us. On Tuesday December 4th, Microsoft will unleash a flurry of new features and small tweaks to the way the Xbox 360 operates. Here are the highlights.
AVI Support — The max bitrate for these files is 5 Mbps with resolutions up to 1280x720 up to 30fps.
Parental Timer — Limit play time
Xbox Originals — Crash Bandicoot: Wrath of Cortex, Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge, Halo, Fable, Fuzion Frenzy, and Psychonauts for 1,200 MS Points.
XBLA Greatest Hits — Best-selling Xbox Live Arcade games for 800 Points.
Enhanced Online Profiles — You'll be able to look up friends of friends now, in sort of a social-networking-way.
Inside Xbox — RSS news feed from Xbox Central Headquarters on your Xbox 360 dashboard.
eweekhickins writes: "Microsoft's C# language is moving to Second Life. Microsoft is planning to hold a Microsoft C# Day on the Second Life virtual world platform on Dec. 8 to introduce C# to developers that are new to the language."