The government is here to help open source by ZDNet‘s Dana Blankenhorn — Sounds like a win-win-win. Tell me it’s not.
How they will help scanning for security bugs in open source projects (firebird included)
The Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider 2.0 Beta 3 for Microsoft.NET 2.0 is
available for download.
Download information can be found here:
(Please read the Changelog for details)
– Fixed problem with the FbDataAdapter design time support.
– Fixed TableAdapter integration in Visual Studio 2005 now the
tableadapters should have select, insert, update and delete commands
– Fixed bugs in Indexes and Index columns schemas.
I saw firebird in the list of targets
“Through its Science and Technology Directorate, the department has
given $1.24 million in funding to Stanford University, Coverity and
Symantec to hunt for security bugs in open-source software and to
improve Coverity’s commercial tool for source code analysis,
representatives for the three grant recipients told CNET News.com.”