Developer Linux News for Dec 29, 1999
LinuxPR: Yellow Dog Linux SPECIAL EDITION Offered at MacWorld SF 2000 (Dec 29, 1999, 23:46)
"Terra Soft Solutions, developers of Yellow Dog Linux for
PowerPC computers, will be selling YDL Champion Server 1.1 with a
bonus third cdrom of goodies at MacWorld SF 2000 next week."
LinuxPR: Libranet starts drive to bring more device drivers to Linux. (Dec 29, 1999, 23:43)
"Libranet Announces 'The Linux Drivers Petition'."
Kernel Cousin wine #23 Is Out (Dec 29, 1999, 23:17)
TuxFiles.com: Jeremie Miller Interview (Dec 29, 1999, 22:47)
"Jeremie Miller works at Webb Interactive Services, Inc. as a
full-time Open Source developer for the Jabber project."
CNET News.com: Next Linux IPO no sure thing (Dec 29, 1999, 22:35)
"Some developers in the Linux community have criticized LinuxOne
for rushing its shares to the market."
ZDNet: CES preview: Hail the Web appliance (Dec 29, 1999, 22:16)
"The trade show that helped launch a million gadgets --
everything from VCRs to CD-ROMs and high-definition TV -- may help
create a new star next week: the Internet appliance."
VARBusiness: Platform Wars And Developer Tools (Dec 29, 1999, 22:06)
"Just as every ISV worth his salt started porting to NT a few
years ago, every ISV started doing Linux ports last year."
AFR Information 99: the winners and the losers (Dec 29, 1999, 21:47)
"The geekish computer operating system Linux stormed ahead in
1999, proving that the combined intellectual power of
public-spirited engineers around the world could match it with the
largest software companies."
SRO: Linux Tangos (Dec 29, 1999, 21:44)
"Pervasive Software's Web-DBMS development tool arrives."
E-Commerce Times: Pervasive Pushes Linux E-Commerce Development (Dec 29, 1999, 20:13)
"The Tango 2000 development studio... A visual programming
environment for designing, building and testing Web applications...
also enables scalable cross-platform deployment on Linux,
Macintosh, Solaris and Windows NT."
LinuxPR: 3iLinux announces a Universal Internet Appliance (Dec 29, 1999, 19:55)
"The toolkit is based on the very stable Linux OS and 2.0.x
CNET News.com: Be teams with Net appliance maker (Dec 29, 1999, 19:51)
"...for use of its [Be's] Stinger operating system in a new line
of wireless devices."
CNET News.com: Web 3D: Back to the drawing board (Dec 29, 1999, 19:23)
"3D's open source limbo was a key disappointment of 1999 for
some 3D technologists."
PRNewswire: NEON Systems Announces Linux Support for JDBC Access to System/390 Data & Transactions (Dec 29, 1999, 19:22)
"Linux support for Shadow Direct enables Linux applications to
directly access System/390(R) within interoperable System/390 and
Linux development kernel 2.3.35 released (Dec 29, 1999, 18:24)
LinuxWorld: Letters to the Editor, LinuxWorld's readers have plenty to talk about (Dec 29, 1999, 17:09)
"Once again, the readers of LinuxWorld don't mince words when it
comes to coverage of Microsoft, LinuxOne, COBOL, and Corel
David Weinehall Takes Over 2.0.x Development (Dec 29, 1999, 16:08)
"In this week's issue of Kernel Traffic, article 5 describes how
Alan Cox has decided he has no time for maintenance of the 2.0
source tree, even though a serious security hole was recently
discovered in 2.0.38."
TechWeb: Progress Ships Linux Versions Of Software (Dec 29, 1999, 05:40)
"Progress is shipping a Linux version of its Progress 8.3 suite,
which includes the Progress AppServer application server and the
Progress Enterprise RDBMS database."
PC Week: Inprise mulls future of InterBase division (Dec 29, 1999, 05:36)
"A source close to the company said Tuesday that opening the
InterBase source code is being considered by Inprise
Kernel Traffic #48 Is Out (Dec 29, 1999, 02:24)
Netscape Communicator 4.71 available (Dec 29, 1999, 00:32)