Developer Linux News for Dec 19, 1998
PATNEWS: IBM's free software offer - how about its patents? (Dec 19, 1998, 18:50)
Unlike most other contributors to the free software movement,
IBM has a large issued and pending patent portfolio.
Computer Reseller News: More reader feedback (Dec 19, 1998, 13:03)
"... critical to the acceptance of Linux as a desktop solution
in small to midsize business is accounting applications."
EE Times: Vienna agreement loosens some exports, but sets limit on products
over 64 bits--Despite deal, encryption stalemate endures (Dec 19, 1998, 12:21)
"The Great Encryption Debate that has dragged on for more than
five years shows no signs of abating."
Information Week: Unhappy New Year At Microsoft? (Dec 19, 1998, 12:14)
"The year 1999 could be an ugly one for Microsoft."
Internet Week: Progress Report: How Six Web Projects Fared [Burlington Coat Factory] (Dec 19, 1998, 11:52)
Burlington Coat Factory: PCs running Linux deliver all the
benefits of thin-client hardware and more.
Information Week: Linux-Powered Development (Dec 19, 1998, 11:15)
Corel Computer has released NetWinder DM, a powerful Linux-based
Internet Week: 1998 Year in Review Editor's Note by Mitch Irsfeld (Dec 19, 1998, 10:37)
The use of Web technologies also begat a retro open systems
movement: the rise of open source software.
InfoWorld: Corel sells jBridge technology to GraphOn (Dec 19, 1998, 00:45)
"The opportunity is huge -- I really think we can dominate the
Unix market," Keller said Friday.
LinuxWorld: GraphOn and Corel ink deal (Dec 19, 1998, 00:35)
GraphOn Swaps 25% stake for Corel's Java technology
ZDNN: Corel drinks more Linux WINE (Dec 19, 1998, 00:03)
"Tech swap with Graphon should help its push into Linux world
via Windows emulator."
InfoWorld: Windows developers favor open-source code (Dec 19, 1998, 00:01)
"However, that freedom could turn out to be a curse in disguise,
according to analyst Joshua Greenbaum, a principal at Enterprise
New Media News: Linux Boom (Dec 19, 1998, 00:01)
"It's more than software; it's a full-blown movement."