Developer Linux News for Feb 25, 1999
Dr Geo -- interactive geometry education software (Feb 25, 1999, 23:23)
"... for Linux... a GNU education oriented project for K12
Open Source Erlang 47.4.1 released (Feb 25, 1999, 20:32)
"Erlang is a small concurrent functional programming language
... being used... for large concurrent distributed systems."
FreeBSD 3.1-RELEASE now shipping from Walnut Creek CDROM (Feb 25, 1999, 18:27)
"In what must be our fastest turn-around replication time ever,
we now have 3.1-RELEASE CDs in stock. Please see http://www.cdrom.com for ordering
CNET: VRML looks to open source (Feb 25, 1999, 16:42)
"After some gyrations of its own, 3D browser and tools owner
Platinum Technologies has signed a letter of intent with the Web3D
Consortium to turn over the source code to those products for some
kind of development project. "
ZDNET UK: Exclusive: Corel says Linux on the desktop in 2000 (Feb 25, 1999, 16:40)
This is a 3 part interview with Corel's executive vice president
of engineering, Derek Burney.
Vancouver Sun: Wrestling with the Penguin (Feb 25, 1999, 14:54)
"The Linux operating system, is reliable, fast, and cool.
Mainframe and Web server owners love it, since a computer running
on Linux might crash only once a year. Geeks love it because it's
New release of the GNOME file manager (Feb 25, 1999, 14:43)
Version 4.5.21 of the GNOME file manager has been released. Only
bug fixes this time.
New Red Hat RPMS for KDE 1.1 available (Feb 25, 1999, 14:41)
"thanks to the excellent work of the KDE Packager Team I am
proud to announce the availability of new improved binary RPM
packages for RedHat"
CNN: "I Don't Do Windows" transcript (Feb 25, 1999, 12:46)
The transcript from the February 24, 1999 story about Linux's
rise in popularity..
NewsAlert: Cygnus Optimizes GNUpro Development Tools Software for Pentium Processors; Market Leading Embedded Development Tools to be Optimized for Intel Architecture (Feb 25, 1999, 12:40)
"Cygnus(R) Solutions today announced its GNUPro(R) software
development technology will be optimized for Celeron(TM) and
Pentium(R) II processors. Cygnus also announced plans to optimize
GNUPro to support the Pentium III processor."
32BitsOnline (Newsbytes): Moreton Bay Ports Linux To Motorola's ColdFire (Feb 25, 1999, 12:31)
"Moreton Bay [Australia] will use the software to build network
appliances based on ColdFire."
Spokane.net: Linux moves from obscurity to mainstream (Feb 25, 1999, 11:46)
"Tired of being confined to a software world driven by Microsoft
and its capitalistic spirit, Linux is becoming a tool of choice for
ABC News: Intel Makes Linux Move (Feb 25, 1999, 11:37)
"Forget the Wintel paradigm. How about Linux and Intel ...
Enterprise Computing: Intel funds move to boost Linux on Pentium (Feb 25, 1999, 07:57)
"Linux got a serious shot in the arm with news that it will
benefit from an Intel-funded effort to add support for Pentium MMX
and Pentium III instructions."
BOOK REVIEW: Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution (Feb 25, 1999, 03:03)
'Open Sources' is a look into the minds of 14 of the leaders of
the Free Software movement and one of the best reads I have had in
years. -- Dwight Johnson
InfoWorld: Sun makes Java 2 platform source code public (Feb 25, 1999, 01:00)
"The Java 2 Community Source Licensing model enables developers
to use and modify the source code for commercial products free of