Developer Linux News for Nov 24, 1999
LinuxPR: Corel LINUX OS number one Linux Download on CNET (Nov 24, 1999, 22:35)
"Corel is also currently developing its CorelDRAW® graphics
suite for Linux."
Fool.com: Microsoft vs. Linux (Nov 24, 1999, 22:28)
"The disruptive technology currently attacking Microsoft... is
the Open Source development model."
Midgard Weekly Summary for 24th of November, 1999 (#23) (Nov 24, 1999, 22:27)
TechWeb: IBM To Test Linux Apps On Netfinity (Nov 24, 1999, 21:16)
"The Armonk, N.Y., company now plans to expand its
SolutionPartnership Centers to test third-party Linux applications
on Netfinity servers."
Consulting Times: Linux in Global Consulting Practices, Joining the Rest of the World (Nov 24, 1999, 21:00)
"In order for global consulting firms to start Linux practices,
they have to answer some fundamental questions. Let's take a look
at some of them."
GNOME Summary for November 17-23, 1999 (Nov 24, 1999, 17:47)
linux.ie: Corel 1.0 Installation Review (Nov 24, 1999, 17:39)
"First I'll describe my setup, then I'll describe the physical
aspects of doing the install, and lastly describe each screen in
Inprise Developer News: The monopoly monster (Nov 24, 1999, 17:11)
"If you're still concerned about Microsoft's power, there are
things you can do. For your next project, why not base your choice
of development environment on merits, rather than on market share?
Why not get hold of a Linux distribution and learn to use it? How
about learning to program on it? How about supporting more portable
and open programming languages like Python, Perl, and Java?"
LinuxPR: Easy Software Products Releases HTMLDOC v1.8.1 (Nov 24, 1999, 15:55)
"HTMLDOC is provided under the GNU General Public License."
Kernel Cousin Wine #18 Is Out (Nov 24, 1999, 06:23)
LinuxWorld: Corel Linux 1.0 test-drive...a mixed bag of useful features, hope, and headaches (Nov 24, 1999, 01:41)
"With a painless install, flaws fixed since the beta version,
and a good GUI, Corel's Linux distribution has much to offer. But
beware: it also can slow to a crawl and annoy geeks with it's
Windows-like, made-for-the-average-user design."
Byte.com: The future of software development and the Internet (Nov 24, 1999, 01:34)
"So what's in store? Are we headed for a one-browser world, in
which the MSIE microcomponent architecture dominates the desktop
just as Win32 and COM did? Will Mozilla reassert itself as a
contervailing influence? Will client-side Java emerge from its long
gestation and play a larger role on the desktop? I'd give a lot,
right now, to know the answers to these crucial questions."
InfoWorld: IBM pumps up support for Linux app developers (Nov 24, 1999, 00:33)
"Seeing a steady increase in the development of server-based
Linux applications, IBM is making yet another investment in the
open-source operating system, announcing plans Tuesday to
significantly expand its Solution Partnership Centers (SPC) where
developers can customize and test their applications."
Avant! Electronics Journal: Alantro Chooses Avant!'s Polaris on Linux (Nov 24, 1999, 00:05)
"Linux, along with other open-source, free software, such as
secure shell (www.ssh.fi) and pppd, permitted the company to set up
an encrypted, secure VPN between the engineers' remote PCs and