XML News from Saturday, March 3, 2007

Matt Mullenweg has released Wordpress 2.1.2, an open source (GPL) blog engine based on PHP and MySQL. This is an urgent security release. All 2.1.1 users should upgrade immediately. It seems a cracker broke into the distro servers at some point and modified the files to leave a backdoor open. 2.0.x was not affected.

Benjamin Pasero has posted a preview release of of RSSOwl 2.0, an open source RSS reader written in Java and based on the SWT toolkit.