Developer Linux News for Oct 25, 1999
32BitsOnline: Myth II: Soulblighter is a great step forward in Linux gaming (Oct 25, 1999, 21:11)
"If you have ever read Sun Tzu's The Art of War, you should
already be familiar with the game Myth II:Soulblighter, the long
awaited sequel to Myth: The Fallen Lords."
IBM developerWorks: An Interview with Jon "maddog" Hall (Oct 25, 1999, 19:51)
"Executive Director of Linux International -- and more
importantly, someone who admits to wearing Linux underwear -- Jon
"maddog" Hall is the official "Linux Evangelist" at VA Linux, and
one of the community's most outspoken members."
Inprise Developer News: The lesson of Agincourt (Oct 25, 1999, 19:14)
"Open source programming underdogs may have more advantages than
their critics imagine. But whether they win or lose in the end,
it's their story that inspires."
PIKT, Problem Informant/Killer Tool, v1.7.0 released (Oct 25, 1999, 17:48)
"PIKT, an innovative new paradigm for administering
heterogeneous networked workstations, is a multi-functional tool
for monitoring systems, reporting and fixing problems, and managing
LinuxPR: The Linux Store goes 'Cool'... (Oct 25, 1999, 17:19)
"CoolKeyboards Corporation, manufacturers of the 'Linux Cool
Keyboard' announced today that they have established a distribution
agreement with 'The Linux Store', a division of EBIZ
Enterprises...to distribute the Linux Cool Keyboard"
sendmail.net: An Interview with Eric S. Raymond (Oct 25, 1999, 17:05)
"Occasionally I do run into such skepticism. Far more often,
however, I'm told that my advocacy of open source gives voice to
deep misgivings the speaker has long held about closed-source
development but has been unable to articulate himself."
CRN: Allaire Supports Linux With ColdFusion Upgrade (Oct 25, 1999, 16:49)
"Developers will soon be able to use Cold Fusion to build
E-business solutions on the Linux operating environment."
linuxnewbie.org: ALS Mystery Tour (Oct 25, 1999, 16:27)
"I finally got around to putting together my logs of the show
and getting all the pictures up of the Atlanta Linux Showcase."
IT Director: Intel and Linux: The Lintel Alliance Perhaps? (Oct 25, 1999, 16:18)
"A Lintel alliance would make as much sense to Intel as a Wintel
one. And if Linux takes off on the desktop it will make an awful
lot more sense than a Wintel one."
ComputerWorld: Sun Buys Java Tool Maker, Sets app strategy for NetBeans (Oct 25, 1999, 15:45)
"Sun's first move was to put Prague-based NetBeans' entry-level
Java tools into the open-source community. NetBeans Developer Pro
will serve as Sun's small business application development tool
Byte.com: XML-RPC Programming with Zope (Oct 25, 1999, 15:20)
"Digital Creations' Michel Pelletier showed us how Zope can
automate the delivery of an RSS (Rich Site Summary) channel based
on a query."
Linuxtopia.com: Don't do it for Money (Oct 25, 1999, 14:54)
"I think it's great that people have found ways to make a living
by doing what they love, and working on Open Source software, but I
am bothered by people who are jumping on the Linux bandwagon simply
to cash in."
AsiaBizTech: Chinese Linux Operating System Debuts in Beijing (Oct 25, 1999, 14:35)
"Beijing-based XteamLinux Software Co. has unveiled the
XteamLinux2.0 Chinese Version, its latest Linux operating
BW: The Corporation for National Research Initiatives Announces Python Consortium Created (Oct 25, 1999, 14:32)
"In the Python Consortium, partners in industry and government
join forces to ensure Python's continued support and
AsiaBizTech: Linux Likely to Become Viable PC Operating System (Oct 25, 1999, 14:29)
"Linux is now eyed with much anticipation as a key to further
lowering the prices of PCs. If Linux can be used in place of the
Windows operating system, software costs essentially will be zero,
and customers will be able to purchase PC systems at far lower
PRNewswire: Allaire Announces New Release of ColdFusion for Linux At...Developer's Conference (Oct 25, 1999, 14:19)
"With this release of ColdFusion, we are decisively answering
that demand and putting Allaire in a position to meet the needs of
the highly strategic Linux community."
Linux System Administrators' Guide 0.6.2: new maintainer (Oct 25, 1999, 01:48)
"I've recruited Joanna to maintain the book."