Developer Linux News for Feb 28, 2000
Kernel Cousin wine #32 Is Out (Feb 28, 2000, 23:58)
Latest developments on the Wine Development mailing lists.
ComputerWorld: Microsoft and Java: It's over (Feb 28, 2000, 22:25)
"Linux, Unix, handhelds and the resurgent Macintosh are eating
away at Microsoft's Windows base on both the front and back ends.
Losing one more competitive feature could be expensive in the long
run. But for Microsoft, keeping Java is expensive now."
GNUcash 1.3.0 Beta released! (Feb 28, 2000, 21:31)
"After months of intensive development by some really awesome
people we are proud to announce the release of GNUcash 1.3.0."
EETimes: Vendors plan to force through SDSL standard (Feb 28, 2000, 21:14)
"SDSL technology offers digital bandwidth of up to 2.3
Mbits/second over a single twisted-pair copper phone line..."
PRNewswire: YARC Declares Interest in Printware (Feb 28, 2000, 20:46)
"YARC believes that its LINUX software technology can
significantly leverage Printware's Computer-To- Plate (CTP)
Kernel Traffic #56 Is Out (Feb 28, 2000, 20:43)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team
LinuxPR: Insignia's Accelerated Java Solution to be Included in Lineo Embedix(TM) SDK (Feb 28, 2000, 20:34)
"Insignia and Lineo Partner to Deliver Jeode(TM) Platform."
InfoWorld: Java-based office suite maker ThinkFree is a company way ahead of its time (Feb 28, 2000, 20:27)
"Because the suite is in Java, ThinkFree wants to use the
portability of Java to make its office software popular in the
growing Linux desktop market."
PC World: Handheld Linux Device Debuts (Feb 28, 2000, 18:20)
"Featuring a 4-inch full-color display, the diminutive device
will come fully loaded with an embedded Web browser and e-mail
ComputerCurrents: Linux With Net Appliances (Feb 28, 2000, 18:13)
"This partnership includes an initial 400,000 Embedix licenses
for DSIC's wireless mobile devices, home networking and industrial
bpc.net: E-Commerce, PHP, and You (Feb 28, 2000, 18:07)
"PHP, however is easy to learn, easy to document, is embeddable in HTML pages, and already a few books have been published to get you on the way."
PC Week: Untethered enterprise moves closer to reality [IBM Websphere Transcoding Publisher] (Feb 28, 2000, 17:28)
"...translates data into a wide array of protocols and languages
so it can be viewed via smart phones and handheld devices... The
server-side software, due to ship at the end of March, will run on
AIX, Linux, Solaris and Windows 2000."
Minivend 4 released (Feb 28, 2000, 17:18)
Minivend is a leading open-source Web store.
The Register: Cowpland sees share price upside for Corel (Feb 28, 2000, 17:01)
"...Corel's most successful move, and one that cost very little,
has been to Linux... since it was this that made the Borland deal
possible by driving up the share price."
Freshmeat: How to Report Bugs Effectively (Feb 28, 2000, 16:44)
"Anybody who has written software for public use will probably
have received at least one bad bug report. Reports that say nothing
("It doesn't work!"); reports that make no sense; reports that
don't give enough information; reports that give wrong
LinuxPlanet: Rant Mode Equals One: The Numbers Don't Add Up (Feb 28, 2000, 16:29)
"Let's look closely: more competition means fewer choices? Last
I checked adding one to another number results in a higher number,
not a lower one."
BW: GameCom and AMD Announce Entertainment System Featuring AMD Athlon Processor (Feb 28, 2000, 16:01)
"`Net GameLink(TM) features a Redhat 6.1 Linux system for
firewalling and routing services, and state-of-the-art software,
hardware, and connectivity to provide interactive play among gamers
at a single location via an intranet or at widely-disbursed
locations via the Internet."
BW: Linuxcare Kabushuki Kaisha Opens Japanese Office (Feb 28, 2000, 14:02)
"To Bring Top-level Linux Service and Expertise to Asia."