Developer Linux News for Jul 27, 1999
PRNewswire: Visio Announces Source Code Collaboration Initiative for IntelliCAD Technology (Jul 27, 1999, 23:45)
"Through this first step toward an open source model for
IntelliCAD, Visio has enabled developers to build on the industry's
best AutoCAD-compatible engine..."
LinuxPR: Corel Chosen By Amiga To Supply Linux Applications (Jul 27, 1999, 21:11)
"Corel Is Pleased To Be Chosen By Amiga To Supply Linux®
Applications Corel and Amiga work closely to support new Amiga
BW: Informix Web-enables 4GL Applications with Dynamic 4GL 3.0 (Jul 27, 1999, 21:07)
"Latest Release Delivers Full-support for Windows and the
Vote for Linux representative to sit on ISC (sponsored by Vovida) (Jul 27, 1999, 21:03)
"Vovida Networks is sponsoring a seat on the International
Softswitch Consortium, including payment of membership fees and
travel, food, and lodging costs, for a democratically elected
Reuters: Russia destroys mountain of CDs in piracy fight (Jul 27, 1999, 20:58)
"Russian authorities destroyed nearly half a million illegal
computer CDs on Tuesday in a rare public display of action against
the rampant piracy of computer and music discs."
BW: VA Linux Systems Announces First One-Stop Package for Hardware and Software Service and Support (Jul 27, 1999, 19:58)
"Leading Linux Company Distinguishes Itself as Premier Provider
of Full-Service Linux Solutions; Delivers on Commitment to Customer
Flexibility and Efficiency"
E-Commerce Times: Linux Technology Spotlight: Macmillan Computer Publishing USA (Jul 27, 1999, 19:56)
"Exclusive Interview with Doug Bennett, President"
Smart Reseller: Sun/Netscape alliance retreats on Linux (Jul 27, 1999, 15:46)
"What promise? The partners balk at making Linux a critical
platform for its server wares."
IglooFTP PRO first Beta release (Jul 27, 1999, 15:35)
"Its main features are to be easy to use and intuitive when used
by novice, but powerful and fully configurable in the hand of
CRN: IBM Expands Linux Support (Jul 27, 1999, 15:20)
"IBM on Tuesday announced worldwide support for enterprise
customersrunning Linux, including free support during a 90-day
start-up period for Red Hat Software and Caldera Systems Linux
running on IBM Netfinity servers."
The Register: Opinion: How Linux could screw MS in Q4 2000 (Jul 27, 1999, 15:11)
"a clear opportunity - if Microsoft's rivals are smart enough to
take advantage of it..."
The Open Group and IEEE announce joint revision to POSIX and UNIX Standards (Jul 27, 1999, 14:43)
"Collaborative Effort to Yield Version 3 of the Single UNIX
Perle Specialix to Deliver Linux Drivers to Entire Serial I/O Range (Jul 27, 1999, 14:38)
"Providing Seamless Connection of Serial Devices for LINUX
Linux Today Quick Takes (Jul 27, 1999, 13:41)
Here are some announcements and newsbites of assorted
Yellow Dog for IBM RS/6000 (Jul 27, 1999, 13:07)
"Terra Soft Solutions, Inc. announced the availability of Yellow
Dog Linux Champion Server 1.1 optimized for three IBM RS/6000
products -- the 43P Model 150, a uniprocessor workstation and
entry-level server, the F50 server, with up to four
microprocessors, and the upcoming thin application server, code
SEUL: Game ToolChest (GTC) project announcement (Jul 27, 1999, 10:22)
"...is developing an LGPL'd library for doing many things that
are useful to 3d games."
LinuxPR: O'Reilly Releases the Eagerly Anticipated Book: "MySQL and mSQL" (Jul 27, 1999, 08:14)
"The demand for MySQL is growing rapidly, and developers need a
high quality reference so that they can use it effectively," says
co-author Tim King."
The Computer Paper: Linux Inside (Jul 27, 1999, 08:05)
"This is the first article in a monthly column on what is new
and cool for Linux."
InfoWorld: Bob Metcalfe -- Crafty benchmarks and no Unix certification undercut open-sourcerers (Jul 27, 1999, 07:25)
"... responding evermore persuasively to the concerns of
corporate America, the open-source movement's marketing message has
become, "If you don't use Linux, you suck."
ZDNN: Web's next battle: instant messages (Jul 27, 1999, 06:43)
"In the latest battle over a hot communications market, it is
Microsoft Corp. that has become a force for open-technology
Kernel Cousin debian-hurd #8 Is Out (Jul 27, 1999, 06:32)
BW: Hessian Police Chooses Applix to Streamline Operations (Jul 27, 1999, 02:00)
"Applix equips more than 14,000 Hessian Police Officers with its
Desktop Productivity Suite Applixware(TM)."
Slashdot: Inprise/Borland Developers Conference Linux Nuggets (Jul 27, 1999, 01:44)
"I just got back from the Inprise/Borland Developers Conference
in Philadelpha, where some results from the recent survey--as well
as some actual products--were announced."
Inprise/Borland Readies Linux Products (Jul 27, 1999, 01:40)
Michael Swindell, Sr. Product Manager for Borland Developer
Solutions, Inprise Corporation reports on the progress of
development on Borland's Linux products.