Developer Linux News for Feb 18, 1999
FairfaxIT:Antitrust trial: Compaq afraid of Microsoft (Feb 18, 1999, 22:25)
"Microsoft appeared determined to get Compaq to remove the rival
Navigator browser from its machines"
News.com: Microsoft drops on tech, trial worries (Feb 18, 1999, 21:01)
"Microsoft shares fell as much as 3.8 percent today on investor
concern about threats to the company's dominance from the Linux
operating system and the landmark antitrust trial."
The Free versus Proprietary Debate (Feb 18, 1999, 20:42)
"Linux used to exist in a small cloistered world where only the
truly initiated were allowed in." -- Mark Hammer
Wired: Crisper, Cheaper Pix of Earth (Feb 18, 1999, 19:52)
"Mark Lucas proposed the adoption of the open source development
model for the remote-sensing software industry"
FoxMarketWire:Upstart challenger to Microsoft's operating software gains serious momentum (Feb 18, 1999, 19:13)
"Linux may sound more like a "Peanuts" cartoon character than a
serious operating system"
Linux Resources: The Free Software Continuum (Feb 18, 1999, 15:48)
"... Do licensing issues matter at all, as long as I get my work
done?" -- Norman M. Jacobowitz
Salon 21st: Linux bandwagon starts to groan (Feb 18, 1999, 08:34)
"Witness the latest news -- IBM's decision not only to start
shipping computers loaded with Linux, but also to port its
groupware software, Lotus Domino and Notes, to Linux. Corel has
released WordPerfect 8 for Linux. And, perhaps most intriguingly,
Intuit is rumored to be planning a version of Quicken for
Infoworld: From Linux to XML, this formula predicts which technologies are winners (Feb 18, 1999, 07:53)
"The biggest impact of this trial, of course, is all the free
publicity it's given Linux. Ain't irony grand?"
32BitsOnline: Linux UPS Software (Feb 18, 1999, 01:09)
"... power problems... are much more common than you'd