Developer Linux News for Feb 26, 2000
LinuxPR: "Linux Freak" Named Geek of the Week (Feb 26, 2000, 19:45)
"The developer and founder of "Linux Freak" has been named Linux
Geek of Week at LinuxStart, by members of the Linux
CRN: PDAs Need Hand-Holding (Feb 26, 2000, 18:40)
"...Sybase Inc. is expected to unveil today an upgrade to its
mobile database [SQL Anywhere] that will include Linux support and
broader synchronization capabilities."
CRN: ASP Pulse: Gateway Throws Hat In Ring, But What About The Little Guys? (Feb 26, 2000, 18:28)
"Now Gateway has joined the fray via a $25 million stake in
Linux software developer eSoft Inc... But there are hundreds of
smaller hardware and software vendors scrambling for the attention
Upside/WSJ: Sony's Trojan horse (Feb 26, 2000, 16:51)
"...PlayStation 2... a sort of Trojan horse that will enter the
house as a videogame player and then become a secret weapon to
access the Internet, play movies and download music, rivaling the
Perl.com: Beginning Perl : Ten Perl Myths (Feb 26, 2000, 16:06)
"One of the things you might not realize when you're thinking
about Perl and hearing about Perl is that there is an awful lot of
disinformation out there..."
Motley Fool: Inside Intel Again: Merced vs. Crusoe (Feb 26, 2000, 05:40)
"...one big reason... the Code Morphing approach is superior to
what Intel is doing is that the underlying hardware can
NewsBytes: Group Pegs Windows Breakup Cost: $30bil (Feb 26, 2000, 04:11)
"'People are living in a fool's paradise if they think that the
Windows standard will remain intact if the product is divided among
multiple companies,' said economist Stan Liebowitz,... 'Just look
at what has happened with the Unix and Linux operating
MSNBC/AP: Trial stifles MS during Internet era (Feb 26, 2000, 02:46)
"Some companies, including IBM and Dell Computer Corp., offer...
computers with rival Linux software installed -- an affront to
Gates that few would have risked years ago."
O'Reilly Network: The Linux Professional - Why Certify? (Feb 26, 2000, 01:19)
"So just what does it mean to be "Linux certified"? Unix
certification programs have existed for some time, mainly provided
by Unix vendors. Neutral certifications have been a goal, but are
also a hotly debated topic."