Developer Linux News for Aug 31, 1999
Kernel Traffic #32 Is Out (Aug 31, 1999, 23:52)
Ottawa Citizen: Corel stock draws strength from Linux (Aug 31, 1999, 20:08)
"Corel Corp. stock hit its highest price levels in two years
yesterday as Linux fever gripped the market."
Sun.com: Free Office Software on the Web (Aug 31, 1999, 17:47)
"Our aim is to .com office productivity. We are publishing the
StarOffice specifications and will make the source code available
through the Sun Community Source Licensing program..."
Financial Times: SUN: Software group challenges Microsoft (Aug 31, 1999, 17:37)
"It may also signal a rapid restructuring of the entire software
CNET News.com: Sun to offer Microsoft Office competitor for free (Aug 31, 1999, 17:25)
"... when Sun officially announces the Star Division acquisition
in New York, the company will demonstrate the use of StarPortal on
a Java-enabled PalmPilot, which is connected to a server."
BW: Intel'S Craig Barrett Says Pace of Building the Internet Ecomony Must Quicken (Aug 31, 1999, 17:13)
"Barrett demonstrated the Merced processor on an engineering
prototype platform running... a prototype IA-64 Linux Operating
System with a web server."
CNET: Software firms soar on Linux fever (Aug 31, 1999, 16:55)
"Desktop software maker Corel and Java software maker Applix are
both riding a Linux wave washing over Wall Street in the past few
InfoWorld: Sun mounts attack on desktop (Aug 31, 1999, 16:51)
"Sun will pull a one-two punch on the corporate client market
over the next two weeks by announcing both software and hardware
moves to challenge the Wintel stronghold of commercial
InfoWorld: IBM: Microsoft must improve Windows 2000 (Aug 31, 1999, 16:41)
"...Microsoft must make several improvements to the
much-anticipated operating system before it works and plays well in
multivendor corporate environments."
BW: Cygnus Releases New GNUPro Dev Kit for Linux (Aug 31, 1999, 14:24)
"Version 2.0 Results in Faster Pentium Code and Offers Easier
Installation for Linux Software Developers"
CBS MarketWatch: All Aboard! Applix joins the Linux Party (Aug 31, 1999, 14:22)
"...it is a true joy to be able to do work without worrying
about the 'blue screen of death' thanks to Linux's stability."
Red Herring: Applix shares feed on Linux fad (Aug 31, 1999, 11:44)
"...the maker of Linux software applications not only burst onto
the radar screen, but filed a two-day flight plan worthy of an
Arkansas crop duster in the midst of a locust outbreak."
Reuters: Sun Micro to buy Microsoft Office competitor Star (Aug 31, 1999, 01:35)
"Sun said... it... plans to make the source code of
StarOffice... free, making StarOffice a part of the open source
LinuxPR: Cygnus Partners with Tech Data to Expand Reseller Channel (Aug 31, 1999, 00:56)
"Cygnus' Commercial Linux Software Development Tools Available
Worldwide Through Tech Data."