Developer Linux News for Dec 08, 1998
Why Microsoft needs Linux (Dec 08, 1998, 12:29)
An editorial by Ken Creten and Brett Lamb
Reuters: Sun teams with Linux (Dec 08, 1998, 12:21)
"Sun Microsystems Tuesday said it has teamed up with the
loose-knit community of Linux software developers to make the
popular 'freeware' run on the network computing company's
Internet Week: Sun Makes Big Open Source Play (Dec 08, 1998, 12:17)
"As expected, Sun Microsystems today detailed plans to open up
its Java source code licensing, but surprisingly the vendor's
source code plans could grow to include not only java but also its
entire software line including tools and its Solaris operating
Smart Reseller Online: Tucows goes Linux (Dec 08, 1998, 11:02)
"Virtual Windows software supplier wants to be the ultimate
DB2 Universal Database Version 5.2 for Linux is available immediately for download (Dec 08, 1998, 09:47)
"Linux has quickly become the most talked about platform for
e-business -- and with good reason."
PC Week: Moment of truth for Java (Dec 08, 1998, 04:05)
The iron grip that Sun Microsystems Inc. has maintained on Java
will loosen significantly this week, drastically altering the face
of Java development.
InfoWorld: IBM makes Jikes source code public for developers (Dec 08, 1998, 03:51)
IBM officials Monday said they will make public the source code
for its Jikes Java reference compiler that they believe offers
developers a way to more quickly develop applications that strictly
adhere to the Java language standard.
Computer Bits: The unimaginable ... by Terry Griffin (Dec 08, 1998, 03:44)
... in the short run there's been no greater contributor to the
gains of open-source software than Microsoft itself.
32BitsOnline: Applix comes to Alpha (Dec 08, 1998, 03:34)
Applix has announced the availability of Applix for the Compaq
Alpha processor for Linux operating system.
ZDNN: 'Open Source' trend emerges (Dec 08, 1998, 00:07)
"Netscape is joining a growing trend among major computer
technology companies...by giving software developers access to the
source code for some of their key products"
ZDNN: Open source gathering steam (Dec 08, 1998, 00:06)
"A revolution in how software gets developed is sweeping the
industry. Here's why.
Silicon: Open Source software gets academic boost (Dec 08, 1998, 00:04)
"The UK's academic sector is about to get an open source
software awakening from its central contract negotiating unit."