Developer Linux News for Mar 30, 1999
PC Week: Making certain open source stays open (Mar 30, 1999, 23:45)
"Vendors are eager to acquire the halo effect of combining their
names with the phrase "open source."
32BitsOnline: To be OSS, or not to be OSS, that is the question. (Mar 30, 1999, 21:12)
"Am I advocating proprietary software on an open platform? Does
this mean that I am speaking out of both sides of my mouth? In a
word, yes, I am."
The Marginalization of Scarcity (Mar 30, 1999, 18:48)
"Open source and free software communities provide us with
excellent modern day agalmias for study, as does the Internet
First GPL Release of onShore TimeSheet (Mar 30, 1999, 17:52)
"...enables business to replace paper-based timesheets, manage
projects and provide sophisticated time reporting, lowering costs
and turn-around time."
Houdini To Port To Linux (Mar 30, 1999, 14:54)
"Side Effects Software is the first high-end 3D animation
company to adopt the popular O/S."
New Gimp Releases (Mar 30, 1999, 10:08)
New versions of the stable and development branches of GIMP are
now available. The new stable version is a significant development
because it now compiles and runs with the latest stable versions of
GTK (1.2.x), rather than the old stable versions (1.0). This should
hopefully eliminate the headache of maintaining two versions of GTK
solely for GIMP compatibility.
Silicon News: Open source 'wounding' makes Linux chief quit (Mar 30, 1999, 09:29)
"Godfather of open source and hero of the Linux community, Eric
Raymond, is to step down as leader of the movement that has shaken
the computing world to the core."
Irish Times: Dublin to produce new Linux Interface (Mar 30, 1999, 09:15)
"All European versions of a new interface for the Linux computer
operating system will be produced in Dublin, Canadian software
company Corel said yesterday. It plans to introduce an easy-to-use
version of Linux, similar to Windows or Macintosh, by the end of
SJ Mercury: Best be very wary of Microsoft bearing settlement offer (Mar 30, 1999, 09:12)
This article offers some advice to the attorneys in the
Microsoft anti-trust case.
IBM: new Preview version PR1 of techexplorer Hypermedia Browser 2. (Mar 30, 1999, 00:54)
A plug-in for Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet
Explorer, enabling the display of TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents
-- supports Linux.