Developer Linux News for Aug 11, 1999
ZDNET UK: Microsoft aims 'too many cooks' attack at Linux (Aug 11, 1999, 23:53)
"At Microsoft we spend about $3bn on development, so our
operating system is tested in all environments. My concern is that
if there are so many people developing Linux, customers will not
have confidence that it will work so well."
Inter@ctive Week: Penguin, Resonate Move Glaciers On Linux (Aug 11, 1999, 22:31)
"...Resonate traffic management on [Linux] systems preloaded
with the Apache Web server to give young Internet businesses a way
to cluster their servers."
CNET News.com: Next Linux kernel due by year's end (Aug 11, 1999, 22:22)
"Major advances in Linux's enterprise scalability will have to
wait... for Version 3.0... journaling file system... support for
clustering... But some vendors are already demonstrating Linux
LightningFAX v6.5.1 -- Linux-compatible (Aug 11, 1999, 22:19)
"LightningFAX v6.5 is currently used by the U.S. House of
Representatives, Dow Jones, IBM Printing Co., the Washington Post,
Teleglobe, Sprint and MCI WorldCom."
CNET News.com: Reach, pay drawing developers to Java, Linux (Aug 11, 1999, 21:45)
"Is Microsoft losing its sway over business software
BW: Applied Information Systems Announces XESS Standard Edition Available Now (Aug 11, 1999, 21:22)
"...first full-function spreadsheet designed specifically for
BW: ION Version 1.2 Makes It Easy to Add IDL Visualizations and Analysis to Any Web Site (Aug 11, 1999, 21:16)
"...products allow users to create and distribute full-featured
data analysis and visualization applications over an Intranet or
BW: TGS Inc. and Indeed Visual Concepts GmbH Sign Agreement to Distribute Amira 2.0 (Aug 11, 1999, 21:09)
"Interactive 3D Tool for Advanced Visualization, Data Analysis
and Geometry Reconstruction In Medical, Biological and Engineering
BW: M&A West, Inc. to Increase Investment in... Openexpress.com... (Aug 11, 1999, 21:00)
"Openexpress.com, Inc. is planning to file a registration
statement for the public trading of its common stock."
Borland Linux Developer Survey Results (Aug 11, 1999, 20:57)
The results send a clear message: developers want to develop
applications using Delphi and similar Rapid Application Development
PRNewswire: Sun Inks Agreement With Hewlett-Packard... [on] Java 3D API... (Aug 11, 1999, 20:54)
"...bringing the API one step closer to platform ubiquity."
BW: Linuxcare Seals Agreement with IBM to Provide Technical Support and Training for Linux... (Aug 11, 1999, 20:40)
"Linuxcare to Offer Full Suite of Linux Technical Services for
Selected RS/6000 Enterprise Servers"
BW: Linus Torvalds' Keynote Address Draws Crowd of 6,200 At LinuxWorld... (Aug 11, 1999, 20:20)
"For the second time in six months, Linus Torvalds' keynote
address drew a cast of thousands..."
32bitsonline: Introduction to the GNU/Hurd (Aug 11, 1999, 18:03)
"The Hurd is based upon a microkernel design and is made up of a
number of servers that run as processes on top of a
M2 Presswire: HP reinforces open-source commitment with wave of open-source technologies (Aug 11, 1999, 17:51)
"...also unveiled an expanded portfolio of educational courses
LDN Journal: An Interview with Cosource.com (Aug 11, 1999, 17:23)
"LDN recently interviewed Bernie Thompson, founder of
Cosource.com, one such website designed to coordinate open source
developers with paying clients."
BW: IDG Books Worldwide, LinuxWorld Magazine Team Up To Produce Essential Linux OpenBook (Aug 11, 1999, 17:21)
"...to be written by the Linux community, for the Linux
BW: Knox Software and Rebel.com Form Strategic Marketing Alliance and VAR Relationship (Aug 11, 1999, 16:51)
"Knox will port Arkeia, its robust network backup program, to
Cowpland predicts boost from Linux: Corel boss foresees higher sales, share price (Aug 11, 1999, 16:46)
Linux kernel 2.2.11ac2 released (Aug 11, 1999, 16:44)
PRNewswire: Macmillan Includes PowerQuest's PartitionMagic To Make Linux Installation Easier (Aug 11, 1999, 16:34)
"PartitionMagic, BootMagic Provide Simplified Installation Of
Macmillan's Linux-Mandrake 6.0, Add the Ability to Use Multiple
BW: AVCOM and GraphOn -- GOJO -- Team Up to Power WebHarbor.com's MyIntranet ASP Service (Aug 11, 1999, 16:14)
"AVCOM... to license GraphOn's GO-Joe(TM) software as an
essential element of MyIntranet(SM), part of... comprehensive
Applications Service Provider (ASP) service and portal..."
EETimes: Linux IA-64 development to be available on Web (Aug 11, 1999, 15:46)
"Intel Corp. plans to make Merced servers available on the Web
for Linux developers..."
SGI: SGI and Linux/Open Source Market-like Computational Ecologies (Aug 11, 1999, 15:40)
"This paper illuminates the SGI history and current position
regarding Linux and Open Source."
InfoWorld: IBM makes Linux play (Aug 11, 1999, 14:22)
"IBM did its part on Tuesday to give Linux more credibility
among corporate accounts announcing here at the LinuxWorld show its
intention to port its Tivoli Enterprise systems management software
to the open source operating system. The company also made a
preview of its Lotus Domino, Release 5, available for